More than a 10 years of research results in natural, orange-fleshed lovely potatoes resistant to drought and heavy rains Eight types were determined by the CIP as generating great yields, according to reviews; however, the research wasn’t always hanging around. In 2000, check plots were destroyed after the region, which is susceptible to flooding, experienced widespread floods in the low-lying areas of Mozambique. After the flood, USAID and the Mozambican federal government devised a plan to distribute the eight top-yielding varieties to an estimated 120,000 households.Of those adults who smoke cigarettes, the new data show, 78.2 % – – or 35.4 million – – do so every day . USA Today: Tick-Borne Parasite COULD BE Creeping Into BLOOD CIRCULATION A possibly life-threatening parasite in ticks with the capacity of causing malaria-like illness is more frequent than doctors understood and may be transmitted through bloodstream transfusions. It has contaminated at least 122 people since 2000, says a study out Tuesday by experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .