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Scammers, bug spray makers cashing in on Zika scare

Aug 4, 2016

Scammers, bug spray makers cashing in on Zika scare

Worried you might catch the Zika virus? Scammers and bug spray companies are counting on it. Marketers know this is the time to pounce: The summer Olympics are about to start in Brazil, where the recent Zika epidemic started, and 14 mosquito-borne cases of ...

Alaskan woolly mammoths died of thirst: study

Aug 3, 2016

Alaskan woolly mammoths died of thirst: study

One of the world’s last surviving groups of woolly mammoths likely died of thirst as the salty seas rose around these iconic Ice Age creatures 5,600 years ago, researchers say. The study also warns that a similar scenario could imperil island people and animals ...

Aug 3, 2016

U.S. millennials have less sex, study finds

Young Americans today are not having as much sex as previous generations, despite the widespread availability of dating sites and apps and more accepting attitudes about premarital sex, researchers said Tuesday. The study focused on younger members of the millennial generation, and found they ...