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After Dorian, 2,500 Reported Missing in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas — About 2,500 people have been reported missing in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, but the names have yet to be checked against those who sought shelter or evacuated, the government said Wednesday. The number of confirmed dead from the storm remained at 50 on …

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New Electric Eel Is Most Shocking Yet

The average shock from an electric eel lasts about two-thousandths of a second. The pain isn’t searing — unlike, say, sticking your finger in a wall socket — but isn’t pleasant: a brief muscle contraction, then numbness. For scientists who study the animal, the pain comes with the professional territory. …

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