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These classy-looking headphones have been made from fungus

Korvaa is the world's first microbe-grown headphone prototype.

29 May 2019 10:42 AM

Rescued Thai boys may have 'cave disease'; here’s everything you need to know

A healthy person who’s been exposed may show no signs or symptoms at all.

16 Jul 2018 3:13 PM

Rescued Thai boys may be at risk of 'cave disease', experts warn

Having survived extreme conditions of Tham Luang cave, for more than 2 weeks, it is feared they may all be at risk of speleonosis.

16 Jul 2018 2:42 PM

Yucky ducky? Study reveals bath-time toy's dirty secret

The murky liquid released when ducks were squeezed contained "potentially pathogenic bacteria".

28 Mar 2018 3:59 PM

Here's why washing new clothes before you wear them is crucial

You never know what you could develop.

22 Feb 2018 3:53 PM


Soon, better performing disease-resistant apples

A new wave of scab-resistant apples has been developed and tested as part of a cooperative breeding program.

15 Nov 2017 12:55 PM

New way to prevent spread of deadly fungus to brain identified

Here's what researchers found.

18 Aug 2017 4:53 PM

'Alien' fungus threatens European salamanders –- scientists

The fungus causes skin ulcers, effectively eating the salamander's skin and making it susceptible to secondary bacterial infections.

20 Apr 2017 8:01 AM

Fungus that devours plastic may help clean environment

Humans are producing ever greater amounts of plastic much of which ends up as garbage.

02 Apr 2017 12:49 PM