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No More Starring Roles for Biofilms

Slimy masses of cells called biofilms can lead to fatal hospital-acquired infections, but there's a new way to fight back against the pests.
Ant on a plant

Ants Go Marching One by One… To Protect Trees

Animals and plants often work together in the wild for mutual benefit, to the point where that relationship can actually modify their genes.
fungal spore

Even Fungal Spores Run Away From Home

Modern technology has solved the century-old mystery of how spores shoot off of their parent organism with cannon-like force.
boletus pinophilus

Forests Head North via the Wood Wide Web

Millennia-old fungal networks transmit nutrients between plants, a link that's helping boreal forests survive amidst climate change.

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