This Week's Topic:

The Science Of Beer


Beer is likely the thing that made human civilization possible - humans lacking in-depth knowledge of microbiology did not realize that water contained lots of harmful bugs, a problem beer solved nicely. 

Because it has been around as long as civilization has been around, beer may be one of the most studied products on Earth. Here is everything you need to know:
Want To Get Action On Climate Change? Show How Beer Is At Risk

It's not always easy getting people mobilized about the climate. I can't think of a single environmental...

1840s Shipwreck Leads To Important Beer Science Discovery

The Paleo diet is all made up, organic food just accepts one kind of genetic modification in its...

Prevent Alzheimer's Disease By Drinking Beer?

Wine has gotten more than its share of Miracle Product mainstream media coverage so it's no surprise...

The Science Reason Your Beer Loses Its Cool So Quickly

By Marsha Lewis, Inside Science(Inside Science TV) – Ever wonder why that cold can of beer you...

This Valentine's Day Give Your Sweetheart The Gift of Love: A Fermented Beverage

It is Valentine’s Day and our thoughts naturally turn to yeasts. Okay well, love. But love can...

Beer Goggles - The Science: Eye Physically Deteriorates After Alcohol Consumption

A new study has found that the eye's optical quality deteriorates after alcohol consumption. Not...

Food Babe Learns The Unlisted Controversial Ingredient In Budweiser

Vani Hari, the Food Babe, has demanded answers Self-proclaimed Food Babe, Vani Hari has an online...

Beer McCarthyism - The Food Babe Goes After Breweries Again

Vani Hari, an earnest unqualified pundit who sells a lot of stuff on her website, implies you will...

Synthetic Bone Regeneration - Now With More Beer

Researchers have developed biomaterials for bone regeneration from beer brewing waste....

Civilization (And Beer): An Enormous Improvement On The Lack Thereof

Fermentation Came First Evidence mounts almost daily that beer started humans on the path to...

LTP1: The Secret To Perfect Beer Foam

What makes the perfect beer foam? Is it nucleation in the glass? Beer is well-traveled ground on...

Third World Yeast Made First World Beer Possible

Not many people care about where the yeast that makes much of modern beer possible came from. But...

How To Make Grilled Meats Better And Healthier - A Beer Marinade

Sausage experts know that the key to perfect meat is simmering in beer first - and in Science 2...

Non-GMO Beer: For The Anti-Science Hippie Alcoholic In You

Peak Organic Brewing Co. has announced that it has become the first brewer to receive Non-GMO Project...

Walking Dead Weekend Beer Science: Brains And Big Donors

The Walking Dead season finale is coming soon and nothing goes with zombie television like brains...

Cool Job In Biology: A Day In The Life Of A Beer Taster

I play guitar but I don't play out for money. Aside from a high level of stage fright about playing...

Hop Leaves Discarded In Beer Brewing Could Fight Dental Diseases

Beer drinkers know that hops are what gives the drink its bitterness and aroma. Recently, scientists...

Why Beer Can Act Like A "Nuclear Explosion" - Cavitation

Why does beer transform from a liquid to a foamy state after an impact? Science is on the wave...

Weekend Science: The Physics Of Beer Tapping

If you have ever wondered about why you can tap a newly opened beer bottle and its suds will foam...

Beer: An Omics Conference That Won't Make Biologists Crazy

Omics slapped at the end of words is the latest rage. It makes just about anything sound scientific...

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