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The Fungus that Shaped the World Surprisingly Brilliant

    • Natural Sciences

The course of World War II, the development of successful cancer treatment, and just being able to go outside without fear all come down to one thing: the humble Penicillium fungus. Maren tells Greg a tale of accidental discoveries, fungal espionage, and the daunting potential future of medicine without this life-saving substance. 
Experts:
Mariya Lobanovska- https://tang.path.ox.ac.uk/content/dr-mariya-lobanovska
Kevin Brown-https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC539899/
Sources found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pCUn0QYkTp17cZ1Ybp0JMY18DGl_ZiB3hpX1PJ7aLSM/edit?usp=sharing
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The course of World War II, the development of successful cancer treatment, and just being able to go outside without fear all come down to one thing: the humble Penicillium fungus. Maren tells Greg a tale of accidental discoveries, fungal espionage, and the daunting potential future of medicine without this life-saving substance. 
Experts:
Mariya Lobanovska- https://tang.path.ox.ac.uk/content/dr-mariya-lobanovska
Kevin Brown-https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC539899/
Sources found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pCUn0QYkTp17cZ1Ybp0JMY18DGl_ZiB3hpX1PJ7aLSM/edit?usp=sharing
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