News from the Field

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Ski Slopes Split on Marijuana Use

Two weeks into ski season, Colorado's 22 ski resorts leasing land from the federal government are split over whether or not to allow marijuana consumption on the slopes. While the state's voters... Read More

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80-Year-Old Fights and Escapes Bear

When Russian shepherd Yusuf Alchagirov wandered out to a field in Kabardino-Balkaria last week, his intent was to pick raspberries. Instead, the 80-year-old ended up brawling with a... Read More

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Watch: Crash-Proof Flying Rescue Robot

Inspired by insect flight, Swiss scientists from the Ecole Polytechnique Federerale de Lausanne (EPFL) created a flying rescue robot called Gimball that is resistant to crashes thanks to a... Read More