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Saving Salamanders: Searching for Signs of a Deadly Fungus

ABC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Death would follow, not just for the specimen Grant holds at a pond in Vermont, but for any salamander afflicted by a fungus that has ravaged its brethren in parts of Europe. There's no sign it has yet reached North America, home to 190 of the world's ...

Political Motives Seen in Beijing's Warning on 'Himalayan Viagra'

Voice of America - ‎3 hours ago‎
Commissioned with funding from government officials in Hong Kong—a thriving market for the fungus—Tsim's study began when CFDA officials doubled down on their public health warning, announcing plans to end a yartsa gunbu pilot program launched in ...

Researcher aims to use fungus to insulate Alaska homes

KTUU.com - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"We started by interviewing several species of mushrooms as job candidates, and we found fungi that's very common in Alaska," Amstislavski said.
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Plastic wrap with a layer of blue cheese fungus is able to clean itself.

Seeker - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Plastic wrap with a layer of blue cheese fungus is able to clean itself. 0. RELATED stories. Some black holes are shrouded in the ground-up remains of dead planets which become a thick dusty ring.

Rare fungus found growing on poo in Lincolnshire for first time on record

Lincolnshire Echo - ‎May 20, 2016‎
History has been made after a rare fungus was discovered growing in Lincolnshire for the first time. There are no records of the fungus ever being found in the county before. But when Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust conservation assistant Clare Sterling ...

Rapid ohia death: Fungus fight grows

Hawaii Tribune Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Rapid ohia death is caused by a strain of Ceratocystis fimbriata, a type of fungus. Infected trees show tell-tale stains on their bark.
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Game of Thrones opening sequence recreated using fungi-like slime

Daily Mail - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The sixth series of Game of Thrones has recently returned to our screens, bringing drama, death and suspense, as well as its distinctive opening sequence and epic theme tune.
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DCW Team Finds Stale Flour, Bread With Fungus At Residence Of 85-Year-Old 'Abused' By Daughter

Huffington Post India - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Chairperson Swati Maliwal and other members, who visited the 85-year-old, said there was no food in the house except stale kneaded flour and fungus-ridden slices of bread. 'Shocked' at the incident, Maliwal tweeted saying that she will ensure 'action ...
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Pfizer to buy toenail fungus treatment maker Anacor for $5bn

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Pfizer is buying Anacor Pharmaceuticals, a US-based company that makes a treatment for toenail fungus, in a deal valued at $5.2bn (£3.48bn).

What's this mystery plant? Plus, help with fungus gnats, pothos and a too-tall ponytail palm

Newsday - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Camellia japonica is a southern favorite that can be grown on Long Island. (Credit: Linda Cortes). DEAR JESSICA: We have a bush in our backyard that we cannot identify.

Madhya Pradesh FDA can't test bread fungus

Times of India - ‎May 24, 2016‎
However, when a perishable item is dipped in formalin - the fungus dies and cannot be detected. "Laboratory testing for most perishable items like bread is often not possible because it takes around four days to eight days at least for a sample to ...

Vinegar even helps toenail fungus

Hutchinson News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Dear Heloise: I had toenail fungus, and the over-the-counter topical creams did nothing. I did not want to take drugs, so I decided to soak my feet each night in a vinegar solution.

Wellington mum-of-three dies of rare wood fungus disease

Independent Community Newspaper - ‎May 17, 2016‎
An extremely rare infection from a wood fungus has claimed the life of Wellington mum Moreen Naidu. Her mother, Saras Krishna, said her daughter died peacefully on Saturday, a day after her heartbreaking story was revealed by Stuff.

fungus that resembles Lower Peninsula for sale

The Detroit News - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Lance Miller estimates he's picked hundreds of thousands of morel mushrooms, but last week the Manistee man ran across what he considers a once-in-a-lifetime find: One shaped like Michigan's Lower Pennisula.

Building better batteries with fungus

Agri News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Researchers at Purdue University have created electrodes from a species of wild fungus called Tyromyces fissilis. “Current state-of-the-art lithium-ion batteries must be improved in both energy density and power output in order to meet the future ...

Fungus innovation: Start-up creates eco-friendly building material

CCTV-America - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Many scientists believe eco-friendly building materials hold great promise for the future. But finding such a substance doesn't happen overnight.

Odd-looking fungus does damage to trees

KY3 - ‎May 18, 2016‎
People across the Ozarks have started to notice a fungus hanging in cedar trees, and it's effect on other trees nearby.

Fantastic Fungus Fun

Gilroy Dispatch - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Patti's also offers top-notch gluten-free fare. On Sunday, the festival will also feature the Mushroom Mayhem Kid's Cooking Contest.

Endangered woodpecker expands home with fungus

Augusta Free Press - ‎May 14, 2016‎
woodpecker Home decor has never been so useful. An endangered woodpecker carries wood-eating fungi into its tree cavity home that ultimately help to expand the home's size, according to a multi-institutional team led by a Virginia Tech researcher.

Deadly crop killing fungus reaches Asia

Digital Journal - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A fungus that causes considerable damage to crops has reached Asia. Microbiologists are attempting to determine the origin of the recent Bangladesh outbreak, through the use of a digital platform.
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