Monica Grace White

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Toxic “Toupee”: Explaining the Most Venomous Caterpillar in the U.S.

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>No warm and fuzzy here—a possible boom in a highly toxic but irresistibly touchable caterpillar is sending people in the eastern U.S. to the hospital.</b><p>Young children from Florida to North Carolina are reporting excruciating pain after coming into contact with the most venomous …

Insects

The Stormy Cloud Light

The designer Richard Clarkson has created an interactive and elegant lamp which mimics a thundercloud’s sound and appearance. Using motion sensors, …

Cloud Computing

The Disquieting Delights Of Salt-Rising Bread

How Clostridium, a nasty pathogen, makes an infectiously delicious confection<p>I've recently come across a fringe fermentation method that, unlike the breads and brews and yogurts and pickles and misos we know and love, isn't run by the usual benign microbes. The engine behind this fermentation …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two?

It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process.<p>A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, the robotic vehicle steers right. Brakes engage, the system tries to correct itself, but there’s too much …