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Researchers are manufacturing genetically modified fungi to produce significantly cheaper bio-fuel.
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Fungi really deserve more respect, as they have fantastic capabilities and can be grown, under certain circumstances, in almost any shape and be totally biodegradable.
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Fungi and seaweed collected by Charles Darwin on the Beagle`s voyage to South America in 1832-33 have been found still wrapped in an 1828 newspaper by a librarian at Cambridge University.
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An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth`s 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
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Honey bees "self-medicate" when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, with the help of antifungal plant resins to ward off the invader.
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Fungi can help scientists keep hazardous lead under control by transforming the heavy metal into its most stable mineral form.
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Scientists have decoded the complete genetic makeup of fungi Myceliophthora thermophila and Thielavia terrestris.
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The so-called Permian extinction likely was triggered by immense volcanic eruptions in what is now Siberia.
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The fungi, named `Agni`s Fungi` are among the most heat-resistant eukaryotes on record.
Last Updated: Monday, March 14, 2011, 17:43
Scientists discover fungi in the Brazilian rainforest that can take control of ants.
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Experts have learnt how ancient plants and soil fungi turned the Earth green over 470 million years ago.
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A professor from Montana State University is searching for ways to use thread-like fungi, which grows in soils at high elevations, for restoring whitebark and limber pine forests in Canada.
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