New research on wine fermentation could lead to better bouquet

The taste of wine arises from a symphony of compounds that are assembled as yeast ferment the must from grapes. But much of what happens in this process remains obscure. Now a team of researchers from France, a country that ...

Going against the grain—nitrogen turns out to be hypersociable

Nitrogen is everywhere—there is four times as much of it as oxygen in Earth's atmosphere. However, it is reluctant to form chemical bonds, especially with more than four atoms. Chemists from Warsaw predict, however, that ...

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