Scientists create world’s first mutant ants with gene…It may sound like a script for a science fiction movie, but scientists…Over 2,500 firefighters supported by over 800 vehicles and 15 air units were still mobilized on Saturday morning to combat the flames.Portugal has been hard hit by wildfires, including one that killed 64 people in June, during a summer marked by high temperatures and a lack of rain.Wildfires in Portugal this year have accounted for more than one-third of the burnt forest in the entire 28-country European Union.