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Fungus in yoghurt serious health threat?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:08

A fungus strain responsible for an outbreak of contaminated Greek yoghurt last year has the ability to cause serious gastrointestinal (GI) problems, according to new research.

New device will find carcinogenic food fungus

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:30

Detecting highly carcinogenic toxins that occur naturally in most common crops, could soon be solved by groundbreaking research that exploits aflatoxins` fluorescent properties.

Revolutionary naming system for all life on earth created

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 12:30

Here comes a new and revolutionary naming system for all life on earth that would create a more robust and precise name for any organism - be it a bacterium, fungus, plant or animal.

Avoid this deadliest mushroom that is spreading fast!

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:53

Love mushrooms? Then read this news carefully. An otherwise innocuous variety of mushroom has turned toxic, and spreading fast.

Mars `jelly doughnut` clearly alien fungus: Astrobiologist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 10:06

A self-described astrobiologist and author has asked a federal judge to force NASA to look more closely into the rock that suddenly appeared on Mars rover Opportunity`s field of vision earlier this month; he`s claimed that the rock is an alien fungus.

New skin-eating fungus killing Dutch salamanders

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 09:03

A new kind of skin-eating fungus has been killing fire salamanders in the Netherlands at an alarming rate, European researchers said Monday.

Fungus effective in ridding beg bugs

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 18:41

A natural fungus could get rid of blood sucking bed bugs which infest thousands of homes and deprive inmates of sound sleep.

180-year-old fungus collected by Darwin found in Cambridge library

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 13:34

Fungi and seaweed collected by Charles Darwin on his Beagle Voyage 180 years ago has been discovered, wrapped in newspaper in a Cambridge University library.

`Mushrooms may have stopped coal formation 300 mn yrs ago`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 14:36

Scientists claim to have found evidence that shows the arrival of fleshy fungi species may have stopped the formation of coal deposits about 300 million years ago.

81 new plant and fungus species identified

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 16:56

Scientists at The New York Botanical Garden have discovered and described 81 new species of plants and fungi in the course of one year.

Fungi to save world from environmental catastrophe?

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 18:34

Scientists say they have found a "plastic-eating" fungi in the Amazon rainforest, which they claim could save the world from environmental catastrophe.

Fungus trials on Himachal crops successful

Last Updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 16:57

Scientists claimed that trials on vegetable crops in varied temperatures of Himachal Pradesh have been successful with the use of a newly identified fungus.