Most people know that they can catch the Zika virus through the bite of a mosquito. It is also pretty well known now that you can catch the disease through sexual intercourse. But, it turns out that there is yet another way you can catch this virus that involves neither of these scenarios. A recent…

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Well, I don’t know about you, but when it comes to this whole Zika mess, I am just “tired”. And that is a good thing. And no! I have no desire to sleep. Instead I am saying that “tires” can be used to create, an admittedly strange, but reputably effective, method of Zika control. The…

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The power of faith can have quite amazing healing abilities, and has been reported to once in a while bring about miracles. I generally thought that it was holy water that was supposed to be used to anoint followers of the Christian faith. Pastor Lethebo Rabalago, of the Mount Zion General Assembly (MZGA), in Limpopo…

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In Latin the word millipede” means “one thousand feet”, but the vast majority of millipedes have less than one hundred feet. However, a rare millipede that sports an impressive four hundred and fourteen legs has been found in a California cave. This makes this millipede the animal with the second highest number of feet. At…

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According to the all time film classic, Dumbo, elephants are scared silly by the mere presence of mice. Since an elephant is probably five thousand times the size of a mouse, the cartoon relationship between these two animals is supposed to be meant for laughs. But are elephants really afraid of mice? The answer is…

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Most of us can hardly tolerate the foul stench that emanates from own socks, let alone others. Mosquitoes, on the other hand, just cannot get enough of that gnarly odor. Currently scientists are in the process of creating traps for mosquitoes in order to study the vast amount of mosquitoes present in the population that…

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