An antidote for deadly mushrooms?

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Almost all mushroom-related fatalities worldwide are caused by a Single group of molecules, cyclopeptides, which are found in death caps and destroying angels. A single mushroom from this family can contain enough of these toxins to destroy your liver or even kill you. And there’s no antidote for mushroom poisoning. But that could change very soon (discover the video in the related link).

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Have you ever actually recycled a pair of pants or an old T-shirt? You might be able to soon. Lots of clothing is made from cotton and polyester fibers interwoven so closely that it’s impossible to separate them without destroying the cotton. In this episode, George tests a newly discovered technique that could solve that problem, potentially changing the way we use and get rid of our clothes.

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