This thread is making me wonder, Is it feasible we will someday see a USB-like device for home organic synthesis, like a 3-D printer but for products of organic chemistry? Impossible? Waiting to happen?
The device you propose has an unlikelihood level somewhere between human immortality and teleportation.
It is perfectly legal to grow poppies. They grow very easily and is practically a weed. Since it is so easy, why would one want to use yeast?
No, it's not perfectly legal (in the US) and may be perfectly illegal in other jurisdictions. That said, they grow like weeds in the part of Canada where I live - and they are the very first item in our criminal code's list of illegal substances
Study chemistry. Chemists really know how to unionize.
The joke is funny but the truth around the chemistry job market isn't so funny. It's as subject to offshoring as anything else.
My job's main function is to remove pee from water. It's not that hard.
So you're a kidney?
Oxygen, Hydrogen, Nitrogen and Potassium.
Compounds containing these elements, or pure (elemental) forms of the elements? What happens to the phosphorous, alchemically transmuted?