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NASA sued: Mars 'jelly doughnut' clearly alien fungus

A self-described astrobiologist is asking a federal judge to compel NASA to take a closer look at a mysterious Martian object.

By January 29, 2014

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Ep. 1221: Where it's the fungus that kills us

Scott Stein joins Jeff Bakalar on this episode of the 404. The guys geek out over the plot line in The Last of Us, roll their eyes at today's insane weather coverage and hypothesize about the next Star Wars film.

By March 6, 2013

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The 404 1,221: Where it's the fungus that kills us (podcast)

Scott Stein joins Jeff Bakalar on this episode of the 404. The guys geek out over the plot line in The Last of Us, roll their eyes at today's insane weather coverage, and hypothesize about the next "Star Wars" film.

By March 6, 2013

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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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How to buy a used dSLR

Can't quite afford a brand new digital SLR? Here are some tips to help you buy a great pre-loved camera.

By May 1, 2014

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Mars 'jelly doughnut' mystery finally solved

Where did the infamous rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars come from? The explanation, it turns out, is more simple than sci-fi.

By February 14, 2014

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NASA photos show possible flowing water on Mars

They're called "recurring slope lineae." They've been showing up in photos of Mars, and they could be explained by the presence of seasonal water flows on the red planet.

By February 10, 2014

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New image of Mars crater is, well, striking

The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.

By February 6, 2014

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Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013