CRISPR-edited Mushrooms Approved by USDA
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CRISPR-edited Mushrooms Approved by USDA

New Methods of Genetic Modification Bypass US Regulations Since the 1970’s, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have caused endless debates within the global scientific community and have extended into the dialogue of the larger global population as well. Although in recent years many countries have put in place strict bans surrounding the import, export and growing … Continue reading

Replacing Petroleum Based Products with Breakthrough Biomaterials
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Replacing Petroleum Based Products with Breakthrough Biomaterials

An Analysis of Myco-materials and Polystyrene Foams By Tess Burzynski Polystyrene foam, better known to society as Styrofoam, is a widely used hydrocarbon material. This non-biodegradable synthetic material is widely used in the manufacturing of packaging materials. It is produced in three different forms: general purpose polystyrene (GPPS), high impact polystyrene (HIP), and expandable polystyrene … Continue reading

MycoPsychology: How Fungi Teach Us Personal Wellness
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MycoPsychology: How Fungi Teach Us Personal Wellness

A Mycelial Meditation and Visualization By Mara Fae Penfil   MycoPsychology: Learning about our mental state and behaviors through the lens of mycology For most effective practice, this visualization meditation should be read aloud by a skilled facilitator. If helpful, it can be recorded for personal and private use only. During this visualization you will have the chance … Continue reading