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Scalp Microbiome Linked to Dandruff Severity
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.
Fungal Security Force
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
In yew trees, Taxol-producing fungi function as an immune system to ward off pathogens.
Microorganisms Make a House a Home?
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 26, 2015
The fungal and bacterial communities in household dust can reveal some details about a building’s inhabitants.
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Bob Grant | Dec 24, 2014
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Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 2, 2014
Genetic analysis splits one species into 126.
Week in Review: June 23–27
Tracy Vence | Jun 27, 2014
Tracking chikungunya virus; reconsidering wood decay-based fungal classification; ASC specks spread inflammation; antibiotic tolerance in
; RIKEN review yields corrections
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 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.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 24, 2014
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
For the Greater Good?
Tracy Vence | Jan 27, 2014
Pathogenic fungi and insect herbivores appear to support plant biodiversity in the rainforests.
Dan Cossins | Jan 1, 2014
Plants communicate and interact with each other, both aboveground and below, in surprisingly subtle and sophisticated ways.