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spice culture

Spice and Herb imitating bacteria
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Genetically modify an innocent bacterium into producing the aromatic compound(s) found in each particular spice/herb.

Now a machine will maintain all these cultures and will produce on demand. For example: If you're making Italian, before cutting an onion you tell the machine you'll need 4 Tbsp of Basil, 3 of Oregano, and a bay leaf. The machine then calculates the amount of each culture needed and inoculates them. In n*rt^2 minutes it spits out the equivalent in flavorful goo.

jgercken, Dec 20 2005

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       what's stopping you growing the *real* stuff?
po, Dec 20 2005


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