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Genome Digest

By | January 12, 2015

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Amphibians Face Another Fungal Threat

By | October 30, 2014

Joining Bd, a newly identified chytrid fungus can be lethal to European salamanders and newts.

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“Mucho” Ado About Nothing?

By | July 15, 2014

Linking a mold identified in a sample of recalled yogurt to consumer-reported illnesses may be premature, scientists say.

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Barf-Less Brews

By | June 1, 2014

Genetic engineering could help keep harmful toxins out of barley and beer, but will consumers with a thirst for craft malts and brews buy into it?

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Plant Scourges

By | June 1, 2014

A sampling of some of the most devastating crop pathogens

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Genome Digest

By | April 24, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Farmer Fungi

By | January 1, 2014

Researchers uncover an unprecedented relationship between morels and bacteria. But can it be called agriculture?

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Antifungal Permits Flu?

By | November 21, 2013

A common fungus-fighting drug increases the susceptibility of mice to influenza infections.

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Fungus Versus Plant

By | October 3, 2013

The crop-destroying gray mold fungus uses RNA weapons to disable plant defenses and invade.

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Biofuel Mimicry

By | October 1, 2013

Could the fungus-gardening activities of leafcutter ants teach humans how to produce sustainable biofuels?

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