Category: Science

US Researchers Push Front Lines of Mosquito Control as Planet Warms

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — It’s lunchtime at the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District and a colony of sabethes cyaneus — also known as the paddle-legged beauty for its feathery appendages and iridescent coloring — find their way to Ella Branham. “They’re not very aggressive and they’re kind of picky eaters,” said Branham, a technician, as she […]

Hurricane Lee Remains Major Storm

The U.S. National Hurricane Center reports that Hurricane Lee remains a major hurricane, and, while still far from land, is creating dangerous conditions in the northern Caribbean and will do the same for the U.S. east coast in the coming week. In its latest report Monday, the hurricane center said Lee is about 545 kilometers […]

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