How Blind People Describe Animals, Plague Myths About “Ring Around the Rosie,” and Radiation Shields Made from Fungus

Learn about how blind people can describe what animals look like, how “Ring Around the Rosie” probably doesn’t reference the Plague, and why scientists used Cladosporium sphaerospermum, a radiosynthetic species of fungus, to build a radiation shield. 

Ring Around the Rosie probably doesn’t reference the plague by Kelsey Donk

Blind People Can Describe What Animals Look Like — But How? by Sonja Hodgen

We might be able to use fungus as a radiation shield by Cameron Duke

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