Vampire bats in particular — a rare species that lives in Central and South America and feeds on the blood of birds, pigs and cattle — have blood-thinning agents in their saliva, which helps them draw free-flowing blood from their prey. Scientists have looked into whether there are insights about their blood that would be helpful for treating humans. … [Read more...] about 6 reasons why bats aren’t enemies: They help make tequila, and other surprising facts you may not know
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When Aranza Sosa, 22, went to the square holding Black Lives Matter signs in early June, Johnson’s deputies turned her away. She angrily began researching local politics, looking for help, and was stunned to find Hurtado was running for office against Stephen Ross, a Republican incumbent. … [Read more...] about He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.
“I can tell if something is sweet or salty, but food tastes super bland now. I can’t really taste it,” Shuluk told Fox News on Tuesday, explaining that he feels his senses are at close to 70% back. “I’m obsessed with seafood. I went and got a lobster and cooked it and could barely taste it.” … [Read more...] about 11% of coronavirus patients who lose sense of taste, smell, may suffer long term: ‘May become a chronic issue’
“People feel they have done distancing and they are thirsting to get outside and connect with each other. If this surge requires us taking a step back, how do we convince people to do that? I feel we’ve made five steps forward and now maybe one step back.” … [Read more...] about Florida, South Carolina coronavirus figures are the states’ highest yet for a single day
Less than a year after construction began on the Great Hall project in mid-2018, it was already running behind schedule and over budget. DIA officials battled with Great Hall Partners, which had a long-term public-private partnership agreement, for months over questions about weak existing floor concrete, the airport’s many design directives and the contractors’ own claims before Day and Mayor Michael Hancock terminated the international consortium’s contract in August 2019. … [Read more...] about Denver airport’s terminal renovation is running low on cash, putting key upgrades at risk