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Presidio of Monterey: DLIFLC & USAG

The Southwest is in a major dry spell– So much so, that states like Arizona are closing national forests to prevent wildfires that may pop up over the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Now, with temperatures soaring and firefighter resources running thin, one scientist wants us to rethink the role fire management plays in our forests.

Woof! Dogs Are Sniffing Out COVID-19 With 96% Accuracy

Jun 17, 2021
Pat Nolan / Univ. Penn. COVID-19 Study

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine reveals that dogs can sniff for COVID-19 in people with 96% accuracy.  How are the dogs trained?  Why are they such good detectives? What about real-world applications?  KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper talked with lead researcher Professor Cynthia Otto to find the answers.