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Innovative Mycelium-Based Building Blocks San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Philip Ross, Co-Founder and CTO of MycoWorks, a bio-materials
The demise of the worldâ€™s forests some 250 million years ago likely was accelerated by aggressive tree-killing fungi triggered by global climate change.
San Francisco State University researcher finds bioluminescent fungus not seen since 1840.
Armed guards once kept polar bears away while Cathy Cripps collected mushrooms and fungi on the island of Svalbard between Norway and the North Pole. Another time, Cripps encountered musk-oxen while gathering fungi in Greenland.
The flow of carbon through soil is ten times greater than the amount of carbon moved around by the burning of fossil fuel but until now how this happens was at best poorly understood. Soil was almost literally a black box to scientists interested in carbon. Now researchers at the University of Warwick have been able to shed light in that black box by getting a particular class of insects to expose the key underground carbon traffic system - by eating it.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.