Can some fungi clean up plastic pollution? Some fungi growing on plastic debris in Lake Zurich are capable of breaking down certain types of plastic

Since September is National Mushroom Month, it’s fitting to think about the incredible things fungi can do. You may be familiar with mushrooms in grocery stores or some of those visible in the forest. When it comes to fungal diversity, READ MORE

Copper Content of Ancient Egyptian Ink May Help Us (Literally) Piece Together Egyptian History The copper responsible for creating the characteristic Egyptian-blue color is detected within ancient Egyptian inks, which may help reconnect brittle fragments of these priceless documents.

Modern pen and paper has an ancient ancestor – ink and papyrus. Around 5,000 years ago, ancient Egyptians invented arguably one of the most important tools of civilized life, and their technology allowed people to communicate across vast distances for READ MORE

Disposable Vape Pens: What Are You Inhaling? Metal elements were found in the vapors of electronic cigarettes and hookahs and their concentrations were compared to regular cigarettes.

Metal elements were found in the vapors of electronic cigarettes and hookahs and their concentrations were compared to regular cigarettes.