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07 | 05 | 20

The Weird and Wonderful World of Fungal Symbiosis

Mycorrhizal fungi, ancient and ubiquitous organisms, have fascinated researchers for decades and continue to baffle and surprise with the many forms they take and functions they perform in all kinds of ecosystems. Read More

07 | 05 | 20

Mycorrhizal fungi in current agriculture

"A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself”. But how to protect our soil and what do we do for it? Read More

07 | 10 | 19

Composting: recycling for the future

As I watched a JCB disassemble a 10m high compost heap so we could take samples back to the lab, I began to reflect on where my research career had led me. Read More

14 | 09 | 19

Fungal foes forge ahead

People are strange. A striking example of that strangeness can be seen in the way we create and relate to monsters. Horror as a genre has longstanding appeal: from the monsters of mythology through Stoker’s Dracula to the modern horror movie, our enjoyment of the chilling endures. At the same time, we have a startling ability to ignore the chilling in the everyday world. Read More

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