News from the Field

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26 States Adopt New Science Curriculum

The Next Generation Science Standards developed by the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Achieve, and... Read More

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Intern Killed by Lion in California

Dianna Hanson, a 24-year-old intern at a Fresno, California, wild cat sanctuary, was killed Wednesday after being attacked by a lion. Hanson, who moved from Washington to California to work at the... Read More

Photographer: Bill David Brooks

Tennis Adopts Biological Passport

Tennis will adopt the biological passport system used by cycling, track, and other sports to catch athletes using performance-enhancing drugs. The International Tennis Federation said on Thursday... Read More

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Teens Charged With Moose Poaching

A cow moose was found dead February 19 after officials received tips about a calf following an injured mother. The cruel killing orphaned the calf, which was spooked when officials tried to... Read More

Photographer: Martin Lopatka/Flickr

U.S. Fails to Ban Polar Bear Trade (Update)

The U.S. and Russia are uniting against Canada in an effort to win a hockey gold med—er, no. They’re uniting to try to ban the international commercial trade of polar bear products.... Read More