News from the Field

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Running Prodigy Mary Cain Goes Pro

Mary Cain, the record-smashing runner from Bronxville High School, announced today that she plans to become a professional athlete under the continued coaching of legendary runner Alberto... Read More

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Marijuana Odor Prompts New Detection Device

Although recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, the smell of pot is not as welcome. With an increase in marijuana use, the complaints and calls to enforce the odor ordinance have... Read More

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New Technology Enables Wildfire Forecasting

Firefighters are now better able to predict the behavior of wildfires in real time using a new higher-resolution satellite instrument. The device works in coordination with a weather gauge called... Read More

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Hunter Shoots Robot Deer, Faces Charges

Is that a deer on the side of the road? No, actually; it's a robot planted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, and on Saturday morning a Florida man pulled over, got out of his car, and... Read More

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Alice McKennis Back After Shattered Leg

After shattering her right tibia into approximately 30 pieces, Alice McKennis is back on her skis and looking for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. The World Cup alpine ski racer and 2010 Olympian... Read More