The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

World / Science & Health Nov 1, 2019

The science of zombies: Will the undead rise?

Hordes of brain-munching undead terrorizing neighborhoods make for fun television and movies, but zombies could never be real ... or could they? There are, in fact, a growing number of documented examples in the animal kingdom of parasites that change their hosts' behavior — and ...

Crop-damaging fall armyworms found in Japan for first time

National Jul 10, 2019

Crop-damaging fall armyworms found in Japan for first time

Fall armyworms have been found in fields in Kagoshima Prefecture, the first discovery of the exotic invasive pest in the country, according to the agriculture ministry. In order to prevent the spread of the insect, a type of moth that causes damage to corn and ...