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Experts warn climate change causing increased tick population

Experts say a new study shows climate change is creating perfect conditions for ticks. WMTW News 8's Tracy Sabol reports.

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Anatomical Record: Mummie With a Prosthetic Toe And Other Topics

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  • LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software Glitch
    LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software Glitch 39 minutes ago

    A tiny solar-sailing spacecraft has gone silent in Earth orbit, apparently victimized by a software glitch. LightSail, a CubeSat designed and built by the nonprofit … More »LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software Glitch

    LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software Glitch

    A tiny solar-sailing spacecraft has gone silent in Earth orbit, apparently victimized by a software glitch. LightSail, a CubeSat designed and built by the nonprofit Planetary Society, stopped beaming data home on Friday (May 22), just two days after it blasted off along with the United States Air Force's robotic X-37B …

  • Pluto-bound Spacecraft Bringing Dwarf Planet into Focus (Photos)
    Pluto-bound Spacecraft Bringing Dwarf Planet into Focus (Photos) 1 hour 46 minutes ago

    New photos taken by a spacecraft zooming toward Pluto reveal more intriguing details of the dwarf planet's complex and varied surface. NASA's New Horizons probe, which … More »Pluto-bound Spacecraft Bringing Dwarf Planet into Focus (Photos)

    Pluto-bound Spacecraft Bringing Dwarf Planet into Focus (Photos)

    New photos taken by a spacecraft zooming toward Pluto reveal more intriguing details of the dwarf planet's complex and varied surface. NASA's New Horizons probe, which will make the first-ever flyby of Pluto on July 14, captured the images with its long-range camera from May 8 through May 12, when the spacecraft was a …

  • Devastating Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Driven by El Niño
    Devastating Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Driven by El Niño 3 hours ago

    Severe floods in Texas and Oklahoma are causing devastation after multiple storm systems battered a formerly drought-stricken area, according to experts. Heavy rainfalls … More »Devastating Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Driven by El Niño

    Devastating Floods in Texas, Oklahoma Driven by El Niño

    Severe floods in Texas and Oklahoma are causing devastation after multiple storm systems battered a formerly drought-stricken area, according to experts. Heavy rainfalls began on Saturday (May 23) and soaked the region through the weekend, leading to nearly record-breaking rains in some southern areas of Texas and Oklahoma. …

  • Hundreds evacuated in Texas after storms leave at least 15 dead 28 minutes ago

    By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as storms bringing torrential rains … More »Hundreds evacuated in Texas after storms leave at least 15 dead

    By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas on Wednesday as storms bringing torrential rains battered the state, where at least 15 people have been killed in weather-related incidents this week, including six in Houston. People were told to stay …

  • U.S. Army shipped anthrax samples over more than year-long period 54 minutes ago

    Two U.S. Army facilities, the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, and the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Maryland, mistakenly shipped suspected live anthrax samples … More »U.S. Army shipped anthrax samples over more than year-long period

    Two U.S. Army facilities, the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, and the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Maryland, mistakenly shipped suspected live anthrax samples from March 2014 through April 2015, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Dugway Proving Ground had …

  • Smoke rises from a wildfire east of Slave Lake Alberta

    By Nia Williams and Scott Haggett CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A wildfire raging in northeastern Alberta near two major oil sands projects nearly doubled in size to 17,000 hectares (42,000 acres) on Wednesday, although firefighters made some progress tackling blazes elsewhere in the oil-rich Western Canadian province. …

  • By Stine Jacobsen OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should cut its exposure to the global coal industry and sell stakes in firms that focus on the sector, a key parliamentary committee said on Wednesday. The finance committee agreed in a bipartisan motion that the fund, …

  • By Phil Stewart and Sharon Begley WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The four face "minimal" risk, said Jason McDonald, a spokesman for …

  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have so far recommended that four civilians take precautionary medication after a U.S. military facility in Utah mistakenly shipped live samples of anthrax, instead of inactive ones, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, did not describe …

  • The Pentagon said on Wednesday that a suspected live sample of anthrax was sent to a U.S. base in South Korea, in addition to the samples mistakenly sent to nine U.S. states, but stressed no personnel have shown signs of possible exposure. "The sample was destroyed in accordance with appropriate protocols," said Pentagon …

  • By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A 13-year tally of deaths and poisonings from ephedra show a spectacular decline after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the sale of weight loss products containing the herb in 2004. "The number of poisonings resulting in major effects or deaths has decreased by more …

  • By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Among African American adults with low education and income levels, the increase in risk of heart disease or stroke associated with living in poverty is largest for women and people under age 50, according to a large new study. In the Mississippi African American population studied, …

  • Oil pump jacks are seen next to a strawberry field in Oxnard

    By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell by up to 3 percent for a second straight day on Wednesday as a resurgent dollar weighed on the market amid concerns that U.S. crude supplies may have started rising again after three weeks of draws. Industry group American Petroleum Institute (API) said after the …