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March 8, 2018

Some Lichen Fungi Let Genes Go Bye

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In today's Nerdy Curio from 60-Second Science, a study of 22 different types of lichens revealed that 10 included fungi that had lost a gene for energy production, making them completely dependent on their algal partner.

Aired March 2, 2018

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