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Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable...

Mitchell P. Jones, Vienna University of Technology Seven millennia since its invention, leather remains one of the most durable and versatile natural materials. However, some...

How to manage plant pests and diseases in your victory garden

Matt Kasson, West Virginia University; Brian Lovett, West Virginia University, and Carolee Bull, Pennsylvania State University Home gardening is having a boom year across the...

Crop pathogens are more adaptable than previously thought

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Many of the pathogens threatening the world’s major crops...

Natural supplements can be dangerously contaminated, or not even have the...

C. Michael White, University of Connecticut More than two-thirds of Americans take dietary supplements. The vast majority of consumers – 84% – are confident the...

Thank fungi for cheese, wine and beer this holiday season

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University It’s hard to imagine a holiday table without bread, meat, vegetables, wine, beer or a board of French cheeses for those...

An ambitious plan to stop the rise of superbugs

David Pride, University of California San Diego Antibiotic resistance is here to stay, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do anything to stop it. A headline...

I’m an evolutionary biologist – here’s why this ancient fungal fossil...

Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University Biologists don’t call them “the hidden kingdom” for nothing. With an estimated 5 million species, only a mere 100,000 fungi are...

A frenemy fungus provides clues about a new deadly one

Carol A Kumamoto, Tufts University and Jesus A. Romo, Tufts University It seems like every few years there’s a virus or bacterium that threatens human...

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Judges used to stay out of election disputes, but this year...

Austin Sarat, Amherst College Throughout American history judges have generally tried to avoid getting involved in political questions, including litigation about elections. They followed Supreme...