November 25, 2015

National News

Utility plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak

LOS ANGELES -- A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said Tuesday it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues -- possibly for three more months -- to plug the well.

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Using new gene drive to create malaria-resistant mosquitoes

WASHINGTON -- California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove -- using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.

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