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fungus

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Cotton candy ice spun by fungus

Microscopic and chemical analyses of the elusive and mysterious hair ice have finally revealed its secret: fungus.

By July 22, 2015

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Leaving on a jet plane...fueled by fungus?

Could a common fungus found in decaying soil, leaves and fruit power aircraft? Scientists from Washington State University think so.

By May 6, 2015

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Flying fungus? Decomposable 'bio drone' takes to the skies

If this "biological drone" drone crashes, it can decompose without leaving a trace. "No one would know if you'd spilled some sugar water or if there'd been an airplane there."

By November 14, 2014

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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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Bacon-flavored seaweed is a thing now

Oregon State University researchers come up with a new breed of red marine algae that tastes like those sweet strips of delicious pig flesh.

By July 16, 2015

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Bark Knight: Batman cowl and cape made out of plant material

The DC superhero's iconic suit gets an organic makeover by a French artist sometimes known as Mr. Plant who is not the male version of Poison Ivy, probably.

By July 8, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: Snack that takes days to grow its own filling, looks insane

Edible Growth revealed a little snack consisting of a 3D-printed, insect flour shell, and a filling that grows itself from seeds, mushroom spores and yeast. It takes three to five days to harvest the snack, though, making it the longest you'll ever have to wait to satisfy your weirdo food cravings.

By March 2, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 137: HTC Vive, playing music with mold, 3D-printed snacks and more

On today's show, Ashley and Producer Logan discuss HTC's new VR headset, listen to a pianist play music with a fungus, and debate the merits of a 3D-printed snack that grows its own organic filling.

By March 2, 2015

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Meet the drones patrolling Barcelona's sewers

The largest city on the Mediterranean Sea sits on giant flood-battling rainfall tanks, patrolled by drones to see what's going on in the sewers.

By March 3, 2015

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Pianist to perform musical duet with slime mold

Say hello to one half of a musical duo premiering this weekend -- a single-cell organism that usually hides out in wet forests.

By February 28, 2015