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RAW VIDEO: Mega Mushroom Causes Stir in China Village

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July 28, 2013
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Residents of Puxiong Township in China's Jianshui County had a reason to fetch their cameras last weekend following the discovery of a giant fungus. The large clump of mushrooms numbered over 100 caps attached at the base of their stems.


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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 16, 2015) — Scientists in Mexico City have created a novel way to reduce diaper waste, using hay and mushroom seeds and recycling the plastic and gel found inside what is traditionally a wasteful, but essential, item for babies and mothers. Roselle Chen reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Horse Dung Has Scientists on Scent of Antibiotic Success

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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 16, 2015) — The key to creating the next generation of antibiotics could lie in horse dung. That's according to researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Bonn who have produced copsin, an antibiotic protein compound, in the common inky cap mushroom that grows in manure. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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RAW VIDEO: Humpback Whale Calf Found Dead

RAW VIDEO: Humpback Whale Calf Found Dead

AFP (Feb. 4, 2012) — A humpback whale calf is found dead on a beach in Meuvaines, a village in northwestern France. Scientists are trying to identify the causes of the grounding, collision or disease.
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Snake Festival Charms Villagers in Eastern India

Snake Festival Charms Villagers in Eastern India

AFP (Aug. 18, 2013) — Hundreds of Hindu devotees queue in a remote village in eastern India to receive blessings from metres-long and potentially deadly snakes, thought to bring them good luck before harvest. Snake charmers lure their "prized catches" out of wicker baskets and clay pots as part of the annual festival in the village of Purba Bishnupur in West Bengal state.
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