There are many secrets yet to be discovered in the world of insects, especially the deadly ones. A group of scientists in Great Britain is trying to create a ‘chemical library’ of peptides contained in the venom of some deadly insects, hoping to find a powerful drug against drug-resistant ‘superbugs’. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Florida officials are calling on the federal government to approve more aid to help the state fight the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The request comes as health officials confirm its spread in the popular tourist destination of Miami Beach. Amanda Scott reports from Washington.