News from the Field

Biobullets Not Allowed on Bison

The herds of some 4,500 bison that roam Yellowstone National Park are the only remaining purebred bison in the country, but they are infected. Local ranchers were hoping to remotely vaccinate the... Read More

Olympic Uniforms Are Ugly

The U.S. Olympic team's uniforms for the opening ceremonies at Sochi were unveiled Thursday on the Today Show with Matt Lauer and the reactions have been, ah, not so terrific. The uniforms,... Read More

Yarnell Fire Claims Denied

Following the deadly Yarnell Hill fire in June 2013, more than 100 damage claims were filed by property owners and relatives of the 19 firefighters who lost their lives. Yesterday, the small town... Read More

2013 Was Terrible For Manatees

Manatees have it hard. They might be the world's most adorable aquatic mammals, but they're soft targets in the wild. They're basically deaf to boat engines (their chief nemeisis), they can't... Read More

Sitting Still Is Bad For Your Neurons

A sedentary lifestyle can be alarmingly harmful, according to a new study published in The Journal of Comparative Neurology. Researchers gathered a dozen rats and split them between two types of... Read More