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Research Highlights

Moulding a network

By on 22. April 2018

How fungi establish and maintain a dynamic mycelial colony
This post was originally posted as my first guest post on the Biomed Central Blog Network On Biology!

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Science News

Who said searching for literature is dull?

By on 30. January 2018

While doing yet another Pubmed search I just stumbled upon an unbelievably cool and inspiring article – on…prepare yourself…”Ten simple rules for drawing scientific comics” (PLOS Computational Biology)! A…

Science News

Pushing the suicide button – how we protect ourselves from fungal infection

By on 18. November 2017

The spores of fungi surround us everywhere and we inhale thousands if not more of them every day. Among them – notorious Aspergillus fumigatus, one of the most common…

Basics

Vibrant mega city in a jar of jam

By on 17. July 2017

Have you ever marvelled about the complexity of huge cities – their unfathomable abundance of life, their intricate network of avenues and streets, their diversity of buildings and areas?

Zooming…

Fun facts

Not that small after all – the biggest living organism is a fungus

By on 18. November 2016

It’s actually true! The giant fungus belonging to the species Armillaria solidipes, also known as honey mushroom, is the biggest living creature on our planet Earth.

Scientists discovered the fungus in the Blue Mountains…

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