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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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