Business

Lawn-care companies are swamped as armyworms decimate entire lawns within hours and spread north, in part due to climate change

The armyworms can quickly destroy crops and lawns. Reuters The armyworm can make a green, lush lawn turn brown in a matter of hours. Some lawn-care
Satellite tracks vicious Caldor Fire spread in California in time-lapse video
Science

Satellite tracks vicious Caldor Fire spread in California in time-lapse video

A satellite orbited by Earth captured the Caldor Fire, which is raging close to Lake Tahoe. It shows the magnitude of the wildfire. The National
Science

How contagious is the Delta variant of Covid-19? See how coronavirus can spread through a population, and how countries flatten the curve

As the global effort to reduce the impact of pandemics gathers pace, you will be able to see how subtle changes in the social behavior or the
European Union Could Ban Non-Essential Travel From U.S. as Early as Monday
Travel

European Union Could Ban Non-Essential Travel From U.S. as Early as Monday

The European Union is removing the United States from its list of safe countries for non-essential travel due to the alarming spread of Covid Delta.
Business

Flames consume high-rise in Milan; residents evacuated

MILAN (AP), On Sunday, Italian firefighters battled a fire at a Milan high-rise. The flames had spread quickly through a 20-story residential block
‘Prebunking’ Health Misinformation Tropes Can Stop Their Spread
Tech

‘Prebunking’ Health Misinformation Tropes Can Stop Their Spread

The scene becomes clear: A car is driving along a mountain road at night. The headlights suddenly flicker and then fade to black. The car is stopped
Business

An unvaccinated teacher spread COVID-19 to 50% of students in a classroom after taking off a mask to read, CDC says

Students in school wearing masks Photo by KURT DESPLENTER/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images The CDC reported that a COVID-19 epidemic was started by an
Business

1 In 3 Americans Had Covid By The End Of 2020, Models Estimate—That’s Four Times The Official Count

Topline According to new research published in Nature on Thursday, around one-third of Americans were infected by Covid-19 by 2020. This suggests
Travel

Hawaii governor advises against travel; Oahu suspends large gatherings

The governor of Hawaii is urging people to avoid travel to the islands. Officials on Hawaii's largest island have also suspended large gatherings
Business

Israel is testing 1.4 million children for COVID-19 antibodies

Israel will begin a national coronavirus antibody surveillance of children aged 3-12 years old. This effort aims to determine how widespread