What can the microbiota of grapes tell us about the wine’s terroir?

Does the microflora of a bunch of grapes have an impact on the wine-making process and enhance a vintage? That’s what the authors of a study, published in Plos One, suggest.   It’s a known fact: wine quality depends on the grapes it comes from, the environmental conditions they grew ...

Each bee has its own role and its own flora

Bees are the champions of the division of labor. A study shows how their social status influences the bacteria and fungi of their intestinal flora. Valuable information, both for honey lovers and for the planet.   The life of a honey bee is not a long quiet river, except perhaps for a que...
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