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Brace yourself, a new infection is on the prowl. Ian Nicholson/PA

Brace yourself, internet: cats and dogs at risk from new fungus

A new fungal infection may spell doom for LOLcats and cute puppies. Researchers have found a fungus that affects cats, dogs and humans with nasty consequences. Vanessa Barrs at the University of Sydney…
This fungus is pretty harmless, but its tiny cousins are not. Bart Everson

The disease-causing fungi that lurk in your dishwasher

Researchers have found that dishwashers are particularly conducive to the growth and spread of disease-causing fungi. These fungi have been implicated in causing lung diseases and sometimes fatal infections…

Feet home to more than 80 fungi

A new study to be published in Nature magazine reveals the feet are home to a huge range of fungus. Considering fungi is…

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