Mosquito sex protein could stem disease spread

A protein transmitted from the male mosquito to the female during sex could prove key to preventing the spread of diseases. Aedes Aegypti mosquitos are responsible for spreading some of the world’s most dangerous diseases, including the Zika virus, dengue, and yellow fever. They are cumulatively responsible for an estimated …

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Animals suffering as Arctic ice melts

The Arctic is melting faster than at any time in at least the last 1,500 years, according to climate scientists. In their annual “report card” of the polar region, they warn that the average air temperature was 1.6 degrees above normal in 2017, the second highest on record after 2016. …

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Google’s most searched terms of 2017 revealed

Google remains the most used search engine on the web and its annual list of the most popular searches always offers an excellent glimpse into the zeitgeist. The company’s trends data reveals that people asked “how” more than any other question. As the political and natural environment erupted in turmoil …

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