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Researchers have developed mushroom bricks and windows made of transparent wood

February 3rd, 2021

Researchers looking to craft construction materials that are more environment-friendly have come up with bricks made of mushrooms and windows built with transparent wood. The mushroom bricks are light, sturdy, and great insulators, according to a simple experiment. Separately, researchers from the University of Maryland came up with a new process to make transparent wood …

ear fungus

Here’s a good reason to never, ever share your earbuds

January 5th, 2021

Ear infections can come in many forms, but one man in Vietnam probably had one of the worst kinds of infections you can have. The man reportedly complained of ear discomfort and sought help from a local doctor.  The doctor found fungus growing in his ear, and the man admitted that he had shared “ear …

salmonella recall

Now there’s another food you need to throw away immediately

September 28th, 2020

The CDC has issued a bulletin for a recall of dried mushrooms that may be tainted with salmonella. The mushrooms were sold directly to restaurants and not the public. If you can’t determine where the mushrooms were sourced from, don’t order or eat them. As if 2020 couldn’t get any worse, we now have another …