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Image of the Day: Bacterial Highways

By The Scientist Staff | January 25, 2018

Fungal pathways in cheese rinds affect the composition of bacterial communities residing there.

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Image of the Day: Flower in a Mushroom Suit

By The Scientist Staff | November 21, 2017

Scientists discover the real pollinators of a popular houseplant flower. 

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Image of the Day: Beautiful Bacteria 

By The Scientist Staff | May 23, 2017

Artists paint with colorful microbes on agar palettes for the American Society for Microbiology's Agar Art Contest.

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Scalp Microbiome Linked to Dandruff Severity

By Catherine Offord | May 12, 2016

Researchers identify differences in the composition of microbial species living on the scalps of people with different levels of dandruff.

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Fungal Security Force

By Karen Zusi | February 1, 2016

In yew trees, Taxol-producing fungi function as an immune system to ward off pathogens.

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Microorganisms Make a House a Home?

By Amanda B. Keener | August 26, 2015

The fungal and bacterial communities in household dust can reveal some details about a building’s inhabitants.

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2014’s Most “Liked” Images of the Day

By Bob Grant | December 24, 2014

The best of The Scientist’s popular daily image posts

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Lichen Legion

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 2, 2014

Genetic analysis splits one species into 126.

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Week in Review: June 23–27

By Tracy Vence | June 27, 2014

Tracking chikungunya virus; reconsidering wood decay-based fungal classification; ASC specks spread inflammation; antibiotic tolerance in E. coli; RIKEN review yields corrections

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Re-examining Rots

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | June 23, 2014

Fungi that digest wood in novel ways could fuel new avenues of research on cellulosic ethanol, and suggest a need to move beyond traditional classification systems.  

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