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Fruit Flies Are Responsible for Beer's Nice Scent http://ow.ly/CFOdJ The familiar smell of beer is due in part to aroma compounds produced by common brewer's yeast. Now, researchers reporting in Cell Reports have discovered why the yeast (formally kno

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Fruit Flies Are Responsible for Beer's Nice Scent http://ow.ly/CFOdJ The familiar smell of beer is due in part to aroma compounds produced by common brewer's yeast. Now, researchers reporting in Cell Reports have discovered why the yeast (formally known as S. cerevisiae) make that smell: the scent attracts fruit flies, which repay the yeast by dispersing their cells in the environment http://ow.ly/CFOdJ