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Aug 07, 2019
Several living organisms are neither animals nor plants, defy traditional ways of classificationMesodinium chamaeleon, a strange green creature found in Denmark that lives at the bottom of the sea, is causing researchers to rethink traditional ways of classifying living organisms.
Jul 09, 2019
Superbugs and farming: Unchecked use of anti-fungals in modern agriculture is responsible for rise of deadly germsCandida auris is a dangerous fungal infection that emerged in 2009 in Japan and, in just a few years, has spread round the world.
May 23, 2019
1 billion year old, oldest fungus micro-fossil, found in Canada's Arctic regionThe previously known oldest fungus fossil was one about 410 million years old and was found in Scotland.
Dec 19, 2018
Scientists isolate fungi that can help plants survive in low-water environmentsBetter growth and health indicators were observed in the plants that were grown with fungi.
Nov 08, 2018
Bionic mushrooms topped with bacteria and graphene power LEDs, small devices: StudyThe study opens up opportunities to use biohybrids in environment, defence & healthcare challenges.
Sep 13, 2018
Respect the fungi, urges the Royal Botanic Garden in its global fungi reportThe focus on fungi calls attention to the many vital, new uses the organism has to offer.
Jun 25, 2018
Air pollution is causing malnutrition in trees by harming fungi found in rootsMycorrhizae fungi is hosted by the trees in their roots to receive nutrients from the soil.
Jun 01, 2017
Watch: The art of everyday objects growing like mushroomsA pair of light brown slippers, bowls, lampshades and even a chair are also among the everyday objects that artist Maurizio Montalti has been fashioning from various fungi, such as the "mushrooms that you find in the forest when you take a walk."
Apr 26, 2017
Swedish scientists discover world's oldest fungus in lava rocks found in South AfricaScientists have discovered what may be the world's oldest fungus in South African rocks dating back 2.4 billion years.