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Invasive Burmese Pythons Are Good Navigators and Can Find Their Way Home

Released: 3/19/2014 8:00:00 AM
Invasive Burmese pythons in South Florida are able to find their way home even when moved far away from their capture locations, a finding that has implications for the spread of the species.

Bacteria No Match for Deep Floridan Aquifer

Released: 3/11/2014 11:00:00 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- A first of its kind study has the potential to impact future regulatory decisions on disinfection practices for water prior to its recharge or following its storage in the Floridan Aquifer.

Burmese Pythons Pose Little Risk to People in Everglades

Released: 2/27/2014 2:30:00 PM
The estimated tens of thousands of Burmese pythons now populating the Everglades present a low risk to people in the park, according to a new assessment by U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service scientists.

New Tool Available to Help Track Spilled Oil

Released: 2/6/2014 1:30:10 PM
A newly developed computer model holds the promise of helping scientists track and predict where oil will go after a spill, sometimes years later.


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