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Contagion: Science Fact?

By Tia Ghose | September 16, 2011

Soderbergh’s new pandemic thriller gets a lot of the science right, but does contain a few unlikely details.


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Man-Eating Mushrooms

By Jef Akst | September 9, 2011

An artist suggests that being buried in a suit laden with decomposing fungi may be healthier for the mind and the environment.


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