Heather Howard

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So, Turns Out Crocodiles Can Climb Trees

Crocodiles can climb trees. And they do it well, too: Some of the toothy reptiles have been spotted as high as 32 feet up a tree.<p>That's not somewhere …

Found: Possible Antidote For Death Cap Mushroom Poisoning

Poisonings from death cap mushrooms (which look similar to other fungi) are often difficult to diagnose and treat.<p>The flesh of the death cap mushroom is said to be quite tasty, and many who have eaten it claim it is the most delicious they've ever tasted. But it is also deadly, as the name …

Santa Cruz

Major storm hits the U.S. South

The National Weather Service said the ice forecasts “remain mind-boggling if not historical” in cities including Atlanta,, Columbia, S.C., and …

Using C. difficile to Explain Today’s Economic Environment

The last year has seen a rather dramatic shift in the United States economy. The traditional concepts of growth and recession have been thrown out the window, replaced with enigmatic explanations such as ‘jobless recovery’, 'unemployment persistence', and 'stimulus addiction'. The overall result of …

Microbiology

This Robot Cop Could Bring Disabled Officers Into The Field

You're a loose cannon, RoboCop. Hand in your gun and badge and robot arms.<p>Meet TeleBot, a six-foot, 75-pound remote-controlled robot police officer developed by a team of undergrads (!) at Florida International University's Discovery Lab, which focuses on computing and robotics tech. The …

Sex is not just for younger women, new scientific study shows

New research suggests middle-aged women who are sexually active are likely to carry on having sex for decades after, suggesting many women do not lose interest in sex as they get older<p>Middle-aged woman who are sexually active are likely to keep on having sex as they grow older, even if they were …