Mutant Yeast Are Cranking Out Pharma’s Next Superdrug

The offices of Adimab, a biotech company in Lebanon, New Hampshire, smell pleasantly of fresh bread. It’s an olfactory illusion, albeit a welcome one. Nobody is baking anything. The laboratory is lined with beaker after beaker of incubating Saccharomyces cerevisiae—yeast. So, no crusty treats, but instead Adimab is using all that yeast to cure cancer. [...]