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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Will Combat Disease in Florida

May 7, 2021

One species of Mosquito is responsible for spreading diseases like Zika. This species, Aedes aegypti, only makes up about 4% of the total mosquito population, but it’s a huge problem. Scientists hope to stop the spread by introducing modified mosquitoes. […]

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Flood Damage Leads South Carolina to Plant 3 Million Seeds

April 28, 2021

Floods cause billions in damage each year in the United States alone. South Carolina has suffered so much costly flood damage in recent years that the state is spreading millions of loblolly seeds. Six inches of moving water can sweep you off your feet. […]

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Busy Hurricane Seasons End Greek Alphabet Naming System

March 27, 2021

An uptick in hurricanes is rendering their Greek naming system obsolete. In recent years, hurricane season has brought more storms with it, many of which arrive earlier than usual. Hurricane season is a complex system in meteorology. […]

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