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  • Fungi Nutrient Acquisition January 11, 2019 Fungi have evolved many physiological and biochemical adaptations in order to use every kind of carbon source on the planet…….This minireview will focus on the sources of nutrients fungi use to survive and thrive in so many diverse ecosystems.
  • January Birthdays January 8, 2019 Remembering the scientific contributions of Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, Katharine Burr Blodgett, Sydney Brenner, and Diane Fossey
  • Fungi’s cell structure December 2, 2018 Fungi are eukaryotes and as such they share many cellular features with other eukaryotes. However, there are some unique features….
  • December Birthdays December 2, 2018 Remembering the scientific achievements of Werner Heisenberg, Grace Murray Hooper, Edward Lawrie Tatum, Richard Leakey, and Robert G. Aitken
  • November birthdays November 5, 2018 Remembering the scientific achievements of Alfred L Wegener, Marie Curie, Edmond Halle, Rita Rossi Colwell, and Earl W. Sutherland.
  • October birthdays October 3, 2018 Remembering the scientific contribution of Louis Leakey, Mae Jemison, John Dewey, George Beadle, and Anthony van Leeuwenhoek
  • What do all fungi have in common? October 3, 2018 In the soil beneath our feet there are underground ecosystems form by fungi that supports life on Earth….
  • Fungi’s evolution and diversity September 1, 2018 What does the word fungus bring to mind? For many people moldy bread, athlete’s foot, or a delicious meal. The world of the fungi is much more than that, this kingdom contains …
  • Scientists born in September September 1, 2018 Remembering the scientific contributions of Stephen Jay Gould, Irène Curie, Murray Gell-Mann, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Steven Arthur Pinker, and Thomas H. Morgan.
  • Scientists born in July July 3, 2018 Remembering the achievements of Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Nettie Maria Stevens, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Rosalind Elsie Franklin, Gregor Mendel, and Stephanie Louise Kwolek.