January 10, 2011, 6am PST
...and it could be keeping you warm. Whereas diesel from algae may be a bust, insulation from fungus could be coming soon to a home near you.
April 5, 2010, 7am PDT
Mycologist Paul Stamets believes that mycelium, a fungi, could be integral to restoring damaged soil, repairing habitats, and even cleaning brownfields.
November 7, 2008, 5am PST
An organism discovered in the Patagonian rainforest produces a mixture of chemicals similar to diesel.