Biodegradable shoes made from mushrooms, chicken feathers

Biodegradable shoes made from mushrooms, chicken feathers

Scientists have created biodegradable shoes using mushrooms, chicken feathers and textile waste, paving the way for more sustainable fashion.

Apr 12, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
Mushrooms possess anti-ageing properties, say scientists

Mushrooms possess anti-ageing properties, say scientists

Mushrooms have high amounts of the ergothioneine and glutathione, both important antioxidants, said Robert Beelman, Professor Emeritus at Pennsylvania State University in the US.

Nov 10, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Mushroom lovers, pay attention! Microwaving or grilling them may be more healthier

Mushroom lovers, pay attention! Microwaving or grilling them may be more healthier

Mushrooms are rich in dietary fibre, vitamins (B1, B2, B12, C, D and E) and minerals such as zinc or selenium, low in calories and fat, as well as important source of betaglucans -- biologically active compounds with potential medicinal value.

May 20, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Entire family, save 3-year-old girl, dies after eating mushroom

An entire family, barring a three-year old girl, has died after consuming wild mushrooms in Mizoram's Mamit district, with the latest casualty reported today, hospital sources said.

Apr 13, 2016, 18:22 PM IST
 Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Mushrooms may help develop more efficient batteries

Researchers have created electrodes from a species of wild fungus called Tyromyces fissilis.

Apr 07, 2016, 17:27 PM IST

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Due to global warming, farmers of India have started indoor farming. A mushroom farmer of Solan, Himachal Pradesh cultivating mushroom by indoor farming.

Feb 08, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Top five superfoods you should eat to live longer!

Eating a healthy diet is very important to live a long and healthy life.

Feb 07, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

Indian woman to sue Aus supermarket chain over mushrooms laced with death caps

A 25-year-old Indian woman, who almost died after consuming mushrooms laced with death caps, is suing Australia's largest supermarket chain Woolworths for selling the food item to her.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Toxin from 'death cap' mushrooms may cure colorectal cancer

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

Apr 23, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Eating cooked shiitake mushrooms everyday can boost immunity

A new study has revealed that eating cooked shiitake mushrooms everyday can boost the immunity.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Mushrooms may boost your immunity

A mushroom species native to Asia may boost immunity when eaten daily, a new study has claimed.

Apr 18, 2015, 13:45 PM IST

LSD, magic mushrooms do not affect mental health

Psychedelics like LSD and magic mushrooms, do not put a person at risk of developing mental health problems, claims a new study.

Mar 06, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Poisonous mushrooms could help cure deadly diseases

Toxic mushrooms may hold secrets to tackling deadly diseases as researchers have discovered that the fungi could help in the production of medicines capable of curing disease without the patient suffering any side effects.

Dec 05, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

How white mushrooms turn brown

An enzyme called tyrosinase, which is formed prior to fungal spoiling, is responsible for mushrooms turning brown, says a study that looked into the mechanisms behind the "browning reaction".

Sep 10, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Now, bask in mushrooms to get Vitamin D!

Next time you go out in the sun to get some Vitamin D, think about mushrooms.

Dec 28, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

Eat mushrooms to stay energetic

Do you know the advantages of eating mushrooms? It can help ramp up nutritional value, so eat it to stay energetic, says expert.

Nov 12, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Eating mushrooms can increase Vitamin D level

Eating three or four button mushrooms a day is sufficient to make vitamin D for the average person`s estimated daily needs, according to an Australian scientist.

Sep 04, 2013, 18:08 PM IST

Mushrooms `contain as much vitamin D as supplements`

Vitamin D helps the body in maintaining bone density thus reducing the risk of fracture, osteomalacia, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

Mushrooms stopped coal formation 300 mn yrs ago?

Mushrooms may be the culprit behind the shortage of coal on Earth.

Aug 01, 2012, 12:17 PM IST

Mushrooms `can beat prostate tumours`

International scientists claim they have found evidence that a medicinal mushroom used in Asia can completely suppress prostate tumours by targeting cancer stem cells.

Sep 13, 2011, 13:18 PM IST

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