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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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Gardener's Delight

By | October 1, 2013

See the complex symbiosis going on between fungus, ants, and bacteria within a leafcutter anthill.

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Skin-Eating Fungus Threatens Salamanders

By | September 3, 2013

A fungus that erodes the skin has caused massive die-offs of fire salamanders in the Netherlands.

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Gamers to Fight Tree Ailment

By | August 20, 2013

A new Facebook game called Fraxinus hopes to crowdsource the solution to protecting the common ash tree from a devastating fungus.

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Behavior Brief

By | July 8, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Foot Fungus Revealed

By | July 2, 2013

A new study profiles the garden of fungal organism that grows on human feet.

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