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A cleaning lady went to her car to get a mop and was attacked by 80,000 bees
5 hours 17 min ago
July 16, 2018
Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
July 14, 2018
Copyright 2018 Federico Rios Escobar/The New York Times
Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart
July 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 13, 2018
0056 -- Golf course owner Dave Backlund got a do-over when the board let him install a barrier across Firesteel Creek. (Bob Mercer photo)
Panel approves removable barrier for golf course on Firesteel Creek
July 13, 2018 - 8:35am
July 11, 2018
Algae in Lake Mitchell.
Committee organizes search for lake funding
July 11, 2018 - 7:51am
July 9, 2018
Public health warning issued for Lake Mitchell
July 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 2, 2018
Work finishing on new hiking trail in South Dakota
July 2, 2018 - 4:18pm
Tawny Nurse Shark / Wikimedia Commons
Shocking video shows Australian woman being pulled into water after hand-feeding shark
July 2, 2018 - 11:31am
July 1, 2018
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 23, 2018
A line of Canada geese fly over a portion of the large nesting island at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in western Stutsman County. The island plays host to North America's largest nesting colony of American white pelicans. Several other species of birds nest on the island. JJohn M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
June 23, 2018 - 6:05am
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 21, 2018
A long-forgotten species of ape has been found buried in a 2,300-year-old tomb. CREDIT: Sam Turvey, ZSL.
This ancient Chinese tomb held a royal, her extinct ape - and a warning
June 21, 2018 - 4:23pm
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