News from the Field

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Massive Rockfall Closes Yosemite Trail

About 16,000 tons of rock crashed from a cliff and onto a hiking trail in Yosemite National Park last week. Fortunately nobody was injured in the massive 500-foot rockfall, which occurred near... Read More

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Citi Bike NYC Pretty Much Crushing It

Consumer data released by Citi Bike NYC might help New Yorkers plan their most efficient commutes yet. In honor of reaching 100,000 annual members—who've already taken 7 million spins about... Read More

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Bee Shortage Threatens Crops

UK farmers have a fourth of the honeybees they need, according to a recent study published in PLOS ONE, but the gap represents more than a shortage in Britain. Bees are dying around the world, and... Read More

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And the World's Best Destination Is…

Istanbul is the world's best destination, according to a list released Tuesday by TripAdvisor. The website's sixth annual Travelers' Choice awards pulled user reviews and ratings from the past... Read More

Bike Share Prescriptions Fight Obesity

Riding your bike might be just what the doctor ordered. That is, if you're struggling with obesity and poverty in Boston. As of this week, Boston Medical Center doctors can write low-income... Read More