Over hundreds of million years of evolution, ants have come up with some pretty smart solutions to problems of agriculture, navigation and architecture. People could learn a thing or two.
Toe jam was mentioned in a song by The Beatles. Maybe they knew a thing or two about foot hygiene.
Dehumidifiers can help if you’re clever with that you’re trying to achieve, but you should always look to solve the underlying cause. That means, where possible, improving exhaust and ventilation.
Discovery of a new antibiotic compound from a Nigerian environment is good news for researchers in this field.
Prevention may be the best way to cope with the worldwide wave of treatment-resistant fungal pathogens.
Technology is allowing scientists to better understand fungal viruses, with the aim of managing them more effectively.
Forgot tempeh. The humble shroom has the potential to be used across industries, in ways we’re only beginning to grasp.
Fungi are a small but important part of the gut microbiome. A new study in mice shows that how much weight mice gain on a processed food diet depends on this fungal microbiome.
The Bsal fungus is not yet here in North America, or any place in the Western Hemisphere, but there is concern that the pet trade is the most likely route for introduction here.
Researchers have discovered the first known example of a hybrid fungus that infects humans.
These plants play a crucial role in a delicate ecosystem. If Cape Beech trees or in fact other native tree species are wiped out, that whole ecosystem shifts.
From fungi and flies to spiders and fish, living collections need care and feeding even when their human keepers are dealing with a pandemic and its resultant social distancing.
Most fungi go unseen, but they play a vital role in ecosystems.
Researchers are puzzled by a fungus that is killing millions of bats.
It’s been a deadly summer for Australia’s wildlife. But beyond the fires, we need to act now to protect bats – which make up a quarter of Australian mammal species – from a silent overseas killer.
When people get sick, they often suspect bacteria and viruses as the cause. But now the CDC is asking physicians and patients to consider another culprit: fungi.
Fungi live in everyone’s gut – but now a new study reveals that this colonization may begin before birth.
On your marks, get ready, go! Australian researchers compete in a global event to try to stop fungal diseases.
Candida auris is a fungus which breeds most commonly in health-care settings. It’s cause for concern because it’s hard to detect, and is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs.
A deadly fungus called Candida auris, is among us and is now detected in more than 20 countries. It is resistant to many anti-fungal drugs. But a familiar fungus may reveal a solution.