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Alma Dal Co wears a blue shirt and red necklace and uses a pointer to examine a component of a laboratory machine.
Microbial Ecologist Alma Dal Co Dies in Diving Accident
At 33, Dal Co had already founded her own microbial ecology lab at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
Microbial Ecologist Alma Dal Co Dies in Diving Accident
Microbial Ecologist Alma Dal Co Dies in Diving Accident

At 33, Dal Co had already founded her own microbial ecology lab at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

At 33, Dal Co had already founded her own microbial ecology lab at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

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Chinook salmon swimming in the water
Probable Chlorine Exposure Kills 21,000 Fish at UC Davis
Catherine Offord | Aug 16, 2022 | 2 min read
Threatened and endangered species were among the dead, likely poisoned overnight by a chlorination system used to decontaminate the animals’ tank water.
Ionizing Radiation sign near Chernobyl nuclear power plant zone of alienation, Ukraine
New Chernobyl Initiative Aims to Boost Research on the Area
Stefan Weichert | Sep 1, 2021 | 5 min read
Sergii Mirnyi, one of the people who helped clean up after the 1986 disaster, says he founded Chornobyl University to promote much-needed interdisciplinary research on the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
A gray wolf runs along a road on a dreary day with pine trees in the distance
Few Car Crashes with Deer in Wisconsin, Perhaps Thanks to Wolves
Jef Akst | May 25, 2021 | 2 min read
In areas where gray wolf populations have grown, motorists have fewer collisions with deer, likely due to the predators keeping deer away from roadways.
No Transgenerational Effects of Chernobyl Radiation Found
Abby Olena, PhD | Apr 22, 2021 | 4 min read
The genomes of the children of people exposed to fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear accident appear to carry no trace of the incident.
Insects Might Be More Sensitive to Radiation than Thought
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Feb 1, 2021 | 5 min read
A study of bumble bees exposed to levels of radiation equivalent to those existing in Chernobyl hotspots shows that the insects’ reproduction takes a hit.
Japan Approves iPS Cell Therapy Trial for Spinal Cord Injury
Catherine Offord | Feb 18, 2019 | 1 min read
The treatment will be tested in a handful of patients who suffered nerve damage in sports or traffic accidents.
Gas Cylinder Explosion Kills Researcher at Indian Laboratory
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 7, 2018 | 2 min read
Two professors have been arrested for negligence in connection with the blast.
Vibrations Restore Sense of Movement in Prosthetics
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2018 | 4 min read
Scientists recreate proprioception for people with artificial arms using a perceptual illusion.
Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm
Catherine Offord | May 11, 2018 | 1 min read
The woman’s own cartilage was used to construct the transplant after she lost her left ear in a car crash.
Biosphere Researcher Killed in Accident
Jef Akst | Jun 2, 2015 | 1 min read
University of Arizona Professor Raphael Sagarin has died. He was struck by a truck while riding his bicycle.
Dozens of Researchers Exposed to Anthrax
Bob Grant | Jun 22, 2014 | 2 min read
As many as 75 scientists at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have come in contact with live Bacillus anthracis, the bacteria that cause anthrax.
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