News tagged with mountain lions

Mountain Lion! Stand or Run?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new UC Davis study of 110 years of mountain-lion attacks on people suggests the conventional wisdom of standing your ground may not always be the right course.

dateApr 08, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Wild cats roam the Tucson Mountains

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, mountain lions and bobcats have been photographed as part of an in-depth monitoring study in the Tucson Mountains, a small island of habitat facing increasing segregation ...

dateOct 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Cheering microbes into space

A University of California, Davis, microbiologist and a professional cheerleader are teaming up with "citizen scientists" to send microbes to the International Space Station and study their growth.

dateDec 07, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Probing Question: What are wildlife corridors?

Imagine that an unknown force hacks your city into two chunks. Because of this new barrier, you can’t get from your home to your office or the grocery store. Suddenly, your access to critical resources is ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Ecology
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