Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Synthetic coronavirus created with brewer’s yeast comes with research options, hope and a warning

  • Fungus has been used for thousands of years to make wine, beer and bread
  • Man-made strains will bridge the gap between the real-life virus and computer modelling, Chinese scientist says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
Brewer’s yeast has been used to make a fully synthesised strain of the new coronavirus. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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