How Did Humans Stumble Across Yogurt?

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A mason jar filled with yogurt, granola, and raspberries.
The ancient science of making yogurt began with the storing milk in sacks made of animal stomach lining (image credit: Unsplash).

Yogurt is ubiquitous across most cultures (har har... science pun), and has an ancient origin. If you ever wondered what gives yogurt its taste, and how you could make it yourself .. check out this article from "Science & Food."

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How Did Humans Stumble Across Yogurt?
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Jesse Rogerson, PhD

As a passionate science communicator, Jesse Rogerson loves promoting science literacy to the public. He frequently represents the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on television and radio, social media, and at conferences. He co-developed a science communication workshop for Canadian science professionals, to instruct them in more effective methods of communicating their science. A trained and practicing astrophysicist, Jesse holds a PhD in observational astrophysics from York University, and recently published a peer-reviewed paper in The Astrophysical Journal. Jesse enjoys riding his motorcycle, board games, and ultimate frisbee.