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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Can ants save the world from itself?

Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.

By August 5, 2014

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The Fury and the Spectacle: 96 Hours at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The sights and sounds of Le Mans, the epic race that takes place once a year, for 24 hours. There's nothing like it. Here's what it's like to be there.

By June 17, 2014

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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 April 8, 2014

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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 December 9, 2013

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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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Hands on with the Panasonic Lumix 12-35mm f/2.8

Find out how the new Panasonic 12-35mm lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras performs in the real world.

By August 13, 2012

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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 December 7, 2007

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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 June 22, 2011

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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