Birds aren't the only animals that can soar to exceptional heights. Insects can also rise to the occasion, reaching astounding altitudes, scientists have found.
News Archives for September of 2016
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Science | Q&A Lyme Disease Only Sounds Recent By C. CLAIBORNE RAYJULY 11, 2016 Photo Credit Victoria Roberts Q. Is Lyme disease new, or was it always around? A. It is newly identified, but perhaps not that new. Borrelia burgdorferi, the tick-borne spirochete that causes the famous bull’s-eye rash and other symptoms of Lyme disease, was identified in 1981, according...
Any New Yorker knows that rats are an almost daily reality of living in the sprawling metropolis. But researchers have uncovered a secret harbored by the ubiquitous rodents; some of New York City’s rats have Oriental rat fleas (Xenopsylla cheopis), which are known to carry plague bacteria (Yersinia pestis) and other pathogens.
Rats and mice can gain access to your home through dime or quarter sized holes or cracks. Once they’re in, it can be very difficult to get rid of them.