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The phone rings. The voice on the other line informs you that your PC is infected with a virus that, fortunately for you, the caller's well-known company can eliminate. Hmm, you think, that's odd, since our family only uses Macs.

Drought conditions may have leveled off across California, but nearly 100 percent of the state remains in the third-harshest category for dryness, according to the latest measurements.

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground.

Amani, an eye-catching cheetah, has genes that make her one of the most important individuals in her small community in northern Virginia.

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

We know that great egrets migrate in the winter. But we don’t know exactly when and where they go, the distances they fly, which routes they take and other basics of their migratory habits. In order to help these magnificent birds survive in an increasingly urbanized environment, we need to explore these questions and understand their behavior and biology.

The morning sky demands our immediate attention.

Materials scientists have long sought to form glass from pure, monoatomic metals. A team at the University of Pittsburgh has done it.

We’ve all been there: a long day of work or school, and you feel yourself dozing off at your desk – or worse, while driving. Now, Jason Gui, co-founder of Vigo, a San Francisco-based company, has developed a device that senses when you’re too tired – and wakes you up.

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