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Google Doodle honours Eva Ekeblad who made alcohol from potatoes

Google Doodle, today, celebrates Swedish scientist Eva Ekeblad 293rd birthday.Her work to bring potatoes out of the greenhouses to the masses is why Google honored Ekeblad with a Doodle.Born in the first quarter of the 18th century, Ekeblad researched ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Why the world is talking about 18th century scientist Eva Ekeblad

Her research paved the way for potato vodka and gluten-free baking -- 300 years ago! And those are only two of the many cool things about Eva Ekeblad. Swedish scientist Eva Ekeblad, best-remembered for discovering that alcohol and flour can be made from potatoes, is suddenly on everyone's minds -- all thanks to a Google Doodle. '[She] brought potatoes, then a greenhouse curiosity, to the people,' Google noted July 10. 'Eva discovered the starch was humble but mighty -- potatoes could ...
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