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Wasabi Can Be Used as Ecofriendly Preservation Tool for the Ancient Knowledge Contained on Papyrus

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Papyrus was the premier writing material of the ancients, and an international team of researchers has discovered that wasabi, the spicy green goop you get with your sushi, can save ancient papyrus manuscripts from fungal contamination. Papyrus is made from the crushed stems of the Cyprus papyrus plant, and because it’s only one step removed from a […]

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