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The Ancient Love of Mushrooms

With the last day of summer behind us, we are reminded by the beautiful first signs of autumn, the grace in letting go. As the air turns crisp and the abundant harvests from summer are gathered from the gardens, we prepare for the arrival of fall. Each passing season has sage lessons to teach those who’re willing to listen. We

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Could Fungi Be A Vast, Untapped Source Of New Antibiotics?

Fungi could harbor a vast treasure trove for new drugs to fight infections caused by bacteria and other microbes. This was the conclusion that scientists from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, came to after scanning the genomes of several species of fungi and identifying more than 1,000 pathways that make bioactive compounds. The team believes that the

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