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  October 24th, 2014

Let the Squirrels Worry About Snakes

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"Being bitten is a very, very, very rare scenario," Clark said. "Snakes will only bite a human defensively. You're a bigger, scarier animal than they are. They only want you to get out of the way so they can hunt mice in peace."

  October 13th, 2014

SDSU's Top 5 Grants from the Past Year

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

In total, SDSU investigators brought in 731 awards worth $107.8 million. College of Sciences PI's include: Mark Sussman, heart stem cell research ($8.5 million over five years) and Faramarz Valafar, understanding mutations in drug-resistant tuberculosis ($2.5 million over four years).

  October 17th, 2014

Skeleton Crew

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

Somewhere on campus at San Diego State University, there are Tasmanian devils, kangaroos, mountain lions, tigers, a fin whale, a gray whale, grizzly bears, lemurs, cape buffalo, hippos and rhinos. They may lack muscles, organs and the spark of life, but still--you've got to admit that's pretty impressive.

  October 16th, 2014

Q: Why Did the Bobcat Cross the Road?

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Jeneene Chatowsky and Michael Price)

A: Because she didn't know it was safer to use the drainage culvert. An SDSU biologist is learning how to encourage safer animal-crossing along SR-67.

  October 15th, 2014

Weather History Time Machine

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

SDSU Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Samuel Shen contributes to new software that displays accurate models of historical precipitation, allowing far more researchers access to these models.

  October 14th, 2014

Taking Infestation with a Grain of Salt

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

SDSU biologist Jeremy Long's research suggests that it's not a simple as saying too many insects spell death for a host plant. Instead, his research suggests a complex interplay between insects, plant growth, and the overall stress of the marsh environment.


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