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Not the Last of Us: The Truth about Zombie Fungi

Posted in Plant Science

HBO’s new series The Last of Us has drawn millions of viewers and generated considerable buzz since its release in mid-January. Read More

History & People

Thelma Perry: “Hidden Figure” of Beetle-Fungus Research

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Thelma Perry (1941–98) was one of the great “hidden figures” of the early pioneering beetle-fungus research involving the southern pine beetle. She worked as a ... Read More

Plant Science

The Unsettling Lifecycle of a Zombified Ant

Posted in Plant Science

Some of the things we study here at NYBG are a little creepier than others. Hear from João Araújo, Ph.D., Assistant Curator of Mycology at ... Read More

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