Yeast, that magical microorganism that provideth bread and beer, can now make narcotics, too. In a much-anticipated update, a team of scientists from Stanford University has engineered a strain of common brewer’s yeast to turn simple sugars into opioid drugs.
Forensics experts say that two Swiss dolphins died of an overdose, presumably after some idiots fed them a synthetic opiate
during a two-day rave (there is some dispute as to whether the dolphins' death had anything to do with the rave, as the deaths occurred weeks after the event. See the update at the bottom of this…