News from the Field

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Fluorescence Found in Fish

Scientists have stumbled upon something brilliant. A study released Wednesday shows that hundreds of fish species are bioflourescent, absorbing a high-energy blue light and turning it into... Read More

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Ultramarathoners Improve With Age

Age might be an asset for ultramarathoners. A new study published Wednesday in the online journal PLOS ONE found that among those who run distances longer than the traditional 26.2 miles, younger... Read More

Vegas Sign Goes Solar

Since 1959, people from across the globe have gathered to snap pictures in front of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. As of yesterday, folks have another reason to pause in... Read More

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Are Multivitamins Useless?

More than half of American adults use dietary supplements, but three new studies indicate those multivitamins are nothing but a waste of money. All of the articles concluded that multivitamins and... Read More

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Peacock Escapes Zoo, Freezes

An enterprising Chicago area peacock escaped from his enclosure at the Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo on Tuesday, only to discover that it was not the best time of year for an exotic bird to go a... Read More