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Ash tree genome may fight against fungal disease: Study

Ash tree genome may fight against fungal disease: Study

Researchers have decoded the genetic sequence of the ash tree to help the fight against fungal disease.

First drug-resistant fungal infections identified in US

The fungus, Candida auris, is known to occur in healthcare settings such as hospitals and nursing homes, CNN reported.

Coffee plant disease not caused by climate change: Study

Fears that climate change is promoting a fungal disease which can devastate coffee crops may not be true as there is no evidence found to prove this, researchers say.

Toxin from 'death cap' mushrooms may cure colorectal cancer

Scientists have found that "death cap" mushrooms could help fight the battle of colorectal cancer.

Bacteria grown on bats to help fight deadly fungus

Bacteria grown on bats to help fight deadly fungus

A particular bacteria growing naturally on the skin of some bats may help fighting white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungus that continues to cripple bat populations.

'Warrior' fungus threatening wheat production: Study

'Warrior' fungus threatening wheat production: Study

Wheat production in Britain faces serious threat from the spread of exotic and aggressive "warrior" strains of a plant fungus, a new research has found.

Dinosaurs may have been high on LSD 100m years ago!

A new discovery of amber fossil has linked the earliest grasses, dinosaurs and fungus used to produce LSD.

Himalayan Viagra fuels gold rush in local Tibetans

Overwhelmed by people trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have implemented a successful system for the sustainable harvest of a precious natural resource, a new research suggests.

How a rare pathogen could infect the healthiest of people

A unique evolutionary trait in a rare pathogen called Cryptococcus gattii allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a mechanism that neutralises the body's immune response against it, a study showed.

Now, fungus-derived antibiotic may help in fighting bacteria

A new study has confirmed potent synthesis of natural tetracycline, which is a recently discovered natural antibiotic.

Killer fungus that grows on trees

A teenaged girl has helped scientists discover that a deadly fungus that generally attacks HIV/AIDS patients grows on trees.

Human skin fungus tracked to deep sea animals

A ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky maladies in humans has now been tracked to Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme environments of arctic soils and deep sea vents.

Fungus in yoghurt serious health threat?

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

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

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!

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

Fungal infections can be deadly for humans

The common notion about `fungus` is that they are something that smells or looks disgusting, but ask David Perlin, executive director of the Public Health Research Institute at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and the response will be far more somber- because he knows how deadly fungi can be.

Fungus can help in fight against mosquitoes

Researchers have claimed that fungus could be the key to controlling mosquitoes.

New skin-eating fungus killing Dutch salamanders

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

Fungus found in wheat, rice worsening AIDS epidemic

A new study suggests that a type of fungus coating much of the stored corn, wheat, rice and nuts in developing countries may be quietly worsening the AIDS epidemic.