Tagged With yeasts and molds

Bagpipes and other wind instruments produce beautiful music, but they can also be prime breeding grounds for moulds and fungi. Players then regularly breathe in those creatures, and can develop inflamed lungs as a result -- or even a fatal lung disease.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Bagpipes and other wind instruments produce beautiful music, but they can also be prime breeding grounds for moulds and fungi. Players then regularly breathe in those creatures, and can develop inflamed lungs as a result -- or even a fatal lung disease.