News from the Field

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Doctor Fights Off Shark with Knife

James Grant, a 24-year-old doctor from New Zealand, was spearfishing off the country's South Island on Saturday. In about six feet of murky water, he felt a tug on his foot. He thought it was a... Read More

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Magnetosphere Is Collapsing

When it comes to matters of planetary well-being, climate change tends to dominate the conversation, but there's an elephant in the room that needs addressing: the magnetosphere. The magnetic field... Read More

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Movember Hurts P&G Profits

Procter & Gamble’s profits have taken a hit because of your mustache. In addition to a general trend of more facial hair, the men’s health initiative Movember, which encourages... Read More

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U.S. Ski Team Announces Sochi Squad

It’s official. Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin and five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller will headline the United States' ski team heading to Sochi next month. The U.S. Ski Team announced its... Read More

Purple Tomatoes: The Next Superfood?

If you thought square watermelons were crazy, wait until purple tomatoes hit shelves. Why purple? Studies show that anthocyanin—the antioxidant that makes blueberries blue—helps to... Read More