Orchids are notoriously difficult plants to keep healthy, but for a thriving flower you can boil orange peels to create a natural fertilizer as PlantTok creator @greenerkarma shows in this video. It’s also a natural bug repellent, so you can pour it wherever you see pests.
Gov. Pete Ricketts says that although the pandemic has taken a toll in terms of illness and death, and in terms of jobs lost, it has also shown that Nebraska are generous and resilient.
Almost two years ago, I introduced the idea of Nebraska serving as a breeding ground for the discovery of new plant diseases. This has been pa…
After a year that has darkened doorways across the U.S., the pandemic has surpassed a milestone that once seemed unimaginable, a reminder of the virus's reach into all corners of the country.
Scientists are tracking variants of the coronavirus by scanning virus samples taken from infected people. Researchers have sequenced more than 500,000 genomes to date.
See vaccination progress by state, learn about side effects, and find out when you might be eligible for a shot
Kitchen sponges are a must-have cleaning item, but traditional sponges usually harbor unwanted bacteria, odors, and mold if they aren’t switched frequently. These smart alternatives to disposable kitchen sponges will stay clean while they clean.
Coronavirus update: Long lines to get tested have reappeared across the U.S., while the number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week — the first increase in five weeks. Here's the latest.
Dogs may also have an effect on the human body’s intestinal bacterial population known as the microbiome, because they introduce germs to the home, says Kazi. These microbiome changes may help heart health, an effect similar to that seen when you eat healthy probiotics found in fermented foods.
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Another weekend, another grim milestone. Here's a roundup of COVID-19's unceasing spread in our state, nation and world. See the maps and graphs that show where and how fast.
See how coronavirus affects our state and nation in these eight maps and charts, updated frequently.
After three bleak months, New York gradually began reopening Monday in what was seen as a landmark moment in the crisis and a test of the city's discipline. Get caught up with all of the latest coronavirus developments.
The total number of deaths is now 49.
For the first time in Black Hawk County, a child tested positive for coronavirus.
CLAIM: Maps show a correlation between confirmed COVID-19 cases and locations where 5G wireless service has been installed.
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Mayor Steve Adler announced a local disaster as a precaution because of the threat of the novel coronavirus, effectively cancelling the annual event.
Get the facts and spot the fakes with this roundup debunking misleading COVID-19 reports spreading online, a situation dubbed an “infodemic” by experts.
C. diff is the deadliest antibiotic-resistant germ on the CDC's urgent list, causing 12,800 deaths a year in the United States.
Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, accord…
A new Swiss study has found that men with beards carry more germs than dogs. Sorry, hipsters.