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A “mind-control” fungus found in cicadas manipulates the insects into “zombies” that spread fungal spores, according to a researcher.

Las Vegas Review-Journal Aug 6 2020 - 15:10

Scientists have discovered a new population of cicadas that have been infected with a mind-controlling fungus that forces them to try to mate and s

Washington Examiner Aug 5 2020 - 10:57

Zombie Cicadas” may sound like something from a bad science fiction movie, but a parasitic fungus is infecting periodical cicadas.

FOX31 Denver Aug 5 2020 - 07:07

Just when you thought murder hornets were the worst thing to give us nightmares this year, scientists have recently discovered a new cicada populat

CNET Aug 5 2020 - 06:59

As if murder hornets weren’t enough in WTF insect news this year, there’s another freaky one to have on your radar: zombie cicadas.

Prevention Aug 5 2020 - 02:42

Zombie cicadas to murder hornets: Hold my beer.

New York Daily News Aug 4 2020 - 23:24

Now, researchers say they've discovered what they are calling 'zombie cicadas,' which have returned to West Virginia.

KHOU 11 Aug 4 2020 - 21:40

Mind-controlling fungus that infects the brains of cicadas can make them kill each other.

News Medical Aug 4 2020 - 21:03

Zombie Cicadas” may sound like something from a bad science fiction movie, but a parasitic fungus is infecting cicadas.

WKRN Aug 4 2020 - 14:35

Cicadas are not a major pet, but have developed a bizarre lifestyle, according to WVU researchers.

Fox 5 San Diego Aug 4 2020 - 13:31

It seems fitting therefore that when a team of scientists found themselves at a loss for what to name a new species of parasitic fungus "quara

IFLScience Aug 4 2020 - 07:36

The fungus is a death sentence to cicadas as it begins building up in the abdomen, eating away from the inside as fungal spores grow.

USA Today Aug 3 2020 - 19:35

As if the world today isn't strange enough, researchers have discovered a new population of cicadas that are being brutally infected by a para

CNN on MSN.com Aug 3 2020 - 14:59

A parasitic fungus that creates “zombie cicadas” has reemerged in West Virginia, according to new research from the University of West Virginia.

The Hill Aug 3 2020 - 12:15

It's a playful name from researchers at West Virginia University, who say they've found that a parasitic fungus, called Massospora, can p

KSTU Aug 3 2020 - 10:25

This new fungus is considered to be very rare compared to Laboulbenia vulgaris, another, well-documented species that is more commonly found on the

Phys.org Aug 3 2020 - 07:39

Researchers revealed that the fungus from the Chernobyl nuclear facility could be used to protect astronauts from cosmic radiation.

International Business Times Aug 2 2020 - 18:51

Something that devours radiation and survived a nuclear holocaust sounds like it should have its own comic series.

Syfy Aug 2 2020 - 08:18

The fungus eats away at the insect’s body but the cicada remains active and lively despite its condition.

BGR Aug 1 2020 - 17:00

The farmers say when the fungus infects the apple, black spots first appear on leaves and later on the fruit, and hardly any buyer takes scab-hit a

Outlookindia Aug 1 2020 - 08:08

Cicadas are being infected by a fungus that turns them into zombies after spending over a dozen years of their life underground.

IGN Jul 31 2020 - 12:44

"Zombie cicadas" — under the influence of a parasitic fungus — have reemerged in West Virginia to infect their friends, and now scientist

CBS News Jul 31 2020 - 12:17

A type of fungus found at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster was sent into space in a research project that aims to keep astronauts safe fr

Fox News Jul 31 2020 - 11:56

Male cicadas infected by a particularly gruesome parasitic fungus become zombies with an undercover mission: They broadcast a female's sexy co

Live Science Jul 31 2020 - 05:50

What causes this fungus, and what can be done to abate its growth?

Houston Chronicle on MSN.com Jul 30 2020 - 04:00

Jenelle Evans has run into a lot of issues since leaving 'Teen Mom 2.' Lately, she has been accused of selling an unsanitary product in h

The Cheat Sheet Jul 29 2020 - 14:31

Cicadas are being infected with a fungus that is essentially turning them into zombies, according to researchers at West Virginia University.

WPXI Jul 29 2020 - 05:56

On July 27, Rachel posted an alleged report in which mold and fungus are detected.

MSN Jul 28 2020 - 17:23

JENELLE Evans has hit back at claims that her make-up kits are contaminated with mold.

The Sun Jul 27 2020 - 17:17

An experiment done aboard the International Space Station demonstrates the potential for a hardy fungus to shield astronauts from cosmic radiation.

Gizmodo Jul 27 2020 - 16:55

Cicadas are invading parts of the US after spending 17 years underground and some males emerged as sex-crazed zombies after being infected with a f

Daily Mail Jul 27 2020 - 16:05

Cicadas are invading parts of the US after spending 17 years underground and some males emerged as sex-crazed zombies after being infected with a f

Daily Mail Jul 27 2020 - 16:05

A mind-controlling fungus is spreading among the insects across the South and eating away at their bodies while still allowing them to fly about, a

Raleigh News & Observer Jul 27 2020 - 13:00

A mind-controlling fungus is spreading among the insects across the South and eating away at their bodies while still allowing them to fly about, a

Miami Herald Jul 27 2020 - 13:00

A mind-controlling fungus is spreading among the insects across the South and eating away at their bodies while still allowing them to fly about, a

Charlotte Observer Jul 27 2020 - 13:00

We've seen trees with rainbow bark, jellyfish succulents, goldfish plants, and now Xylaria polymorpha, otherwise known as...

House Beautiful on MSN.com Jul 27 2020 - 07:36

Cicadas that have been infected with the fungus Massospora have been found to unknowingly transmit the parasite to other insects, according to new

CBS Boston / WBZ on MSN.com Jul 27 2020 - 06:47

One of the biggest dangers of interplanetary travel is radiation exposure.

YAHOO! Jul 27 2020 - 05:46

For frogs dying of the invasive chytridiomycosis disease, the leading cause of amphibian deaths worldwide, the genes responsible for protecting the

Science Daily Jul 25 2020 - 18:42

A layer of the fungus around 21 centimetres thick could 'largely negate the annual dose-equivalent of the radiation environment on the surface

Daily Mail Jul 25 2020 - 09:55

A layer of the fungus around 21 centimetres thick could 'largely negate the annual dose-equivalent of the radiation environment on the surface

Daily Mail Jul 25 2020 - 09:55

Now, scientists at a number of universities say there’s growing evidence that an unusual solution could be effective: building shields out of a rad

Futurism Jul 24 2020 - 11:00

The shortage of medical equipment, including gowns and gloves, triggered by the coronavirus outbreak may be helping to spread dangerous germs withi

KTLA Jul 20 2020 - 08:28

An L.A. County healthcare facility is the site of an outbreak of drug-resistant C. auris. The fungus can live on surfaces for weeks.

Los Angeles Times on MSN.com Jul 20 2020 - 07:57

What you see is the fruiting body of a fungus that is decomposing thatch and other organic matter in the soil.

Post and Courier Charleston Jul 20 2020 - 06:39

Aspergillus latus, a species of fungus previously found only in soil or plants, has been found for the first time in a hospital environment by an i

Phys.org Jul 20 2020 - 04:28

Aspergillus latus, a species of fungus previously found only in soil or plants, has been found for the first time in a hospital environment by an i

News Medical Jul 19 2020 - 11:59

UMaine said a plant pathologist determined the cause is a fungal disease commonly called “black lawn,” which is caused by a pathogen called Cladosp

Boston.com Jul 19 2020 - 11:28

The fungus is popular in traditional medicine, and is used to treat many diseases, including those related to the kidneys and the lungs.

Euronews Jul 19 2020 - 11:12