Adam Wade Vaughn

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New discovery may improve future mosquito control

Major rainfall across most of Texas triggering hordes of mosquitos coupled with seemingly constant mosquito-related Zika virus media reports from …

Mosquitoes

Melding Biology and Chemistry in a ‘Bionic Leaf’

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow. You know, plants have an amazing ability– taking light from the sun, a little water from the …

Depressing Paper Suggests Cancer's an Evolutionary Mechanism to 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool

We were never meant to live forever.<p>Two scientists have come up with a depressing new hypothesis that attempts to explain why cancer is so hard to …

Cancer

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

Studies Find "Superbacteria" at Rio's Olympic Venues, Top Beaches

By Brad Brooks<p>RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host …