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fungi

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Killing fungi and bacteria, the Aussie way

Australian company Ioteq says the iodine in its Isan system will kill bacteria better than chlorine or ozone will--and it won't cost more.

By Dec. 7, 2007

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Got a plastic bottle? Now you've got an antifungal fighting machine

IBM Research has developed a way to convert PET plastic to an antifungal therapy. It hopes the new method could help more than a billion people suffering from infections.

By Dec. 9, 2013

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Stunning time-lapse showcases beauty under the sea

A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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What darkness lives inside household appliances?

Researchers discover in dishwashers a high prevalence of fungi, which present potential health risks and can survive extreme heat and salt concentrations.

By Jun. 22, 2011

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Man builds model human colon, studies what comes out

In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.

By May. 29, 2013

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The Last of Us (PlayStation 3)

The Last of Us is brutally realistic, often shocking, but undeniably fun to play. It's easily one of the year's best games and the strongest console exclusive in a long time.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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The fungus among us takes on depleted uranium

Scottish researchers use fungi to stabilize depleted uranium.

By May. 8, 2008

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Clean your fruits and vegetables naturally

This activated oxygen cleaning machine promises to sanitize the foods you eat.

By Jul. 23, 2009

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New hydrogel stanches blood flow fast, cheaply

Researchers at the University of Maryland say a new gel made of water and a fibrous polymer kicks into gear a blood-clotting protein that can stanch deep wounds in minutes.

By Aug. 25, 2010

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Agrivida teaches biofuel crops to self-destruct

Seeking out cheaper biofuels, Boston-area start-up uses protein engineering to instruct sorghum and corn stover plants to break down more quickly into sugars.

By May. 19, 2011