Fungus has sort of grown on Diego Martinez over the years.
Not literally, of course.
But the more the Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist learns about fungus, the more fascinated he becomes with it , and with finding new uses for it, he said.
While looking at the genetic code in one kind of fungus — the cryptically named Trichoderma reesei — Martinez recently found something that could help wean the nation off its dependence on foreign oil, he… Continue
Posted on May 5, 2008 at 5:30pm