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Making Thick, Creamy Yogurt

For years I struggled to make my ideal yogurt – one my children would actually eat.  They would down yogurt by the carton, and it always seemed so unprofitable to have so many dairy animals and be buying yogurt, just for the sake of the picky, picky little ones. 551 more words

Recipes From My Kitchen

Kefir, An Immortal Ally

I have bought and tried out many different milk cultures over the years – piima, viili, fil mjolk, heirloom buttermilk culture, Flora danica….there were more, but those were the ones I remember clearly.  1,042 more words


Pro Tips for Culturing Flies

Today’s post will feature 6 hobbyists/ breeders to showcase how they culture flies.  Also make sure to check out Part 1 on types of flies… 2,116 more words


Which Fruit Fly Container is Right for you?

I cannot believe that it is already July!  Today’s post will highlight the different types of fruit fly containers so you can figure out which one will be best for you.   226 more words


Culturing Bacterial Isolates from the Seagrass Microbiome

My name is Karley Lujan and I am an undergraduate working on culturing bacterial isolates from the Seagrass microbiome. I joined this project because I am interested in learning about what information we can obtain from studying microbiomes. 548 more words

Culturing Copepods (Tigriopis Californicus)

I have been culturing Harpacticoids copepods (Tigriopus Californicus) for nearly three years now, primarily for the three dragonets which reside in our reef tank. A male & female Mandarin Dragonets (Synchiropus Splendidus) and a female Ocelatted Dragonet (Synchiropus Ocellatus). 940 more words

Cultivating members of the microbial majority

It is with great excitement that I get to post that our manuscript on cultivating members of the microbial majority using an artificial seawater medium is finally out! 290 more words

Microbial Diversity