emergency
Marine Labs in the Southeast Prepare for Hurricane Florence
Marine Labs in the Southeast Prepare for Hurricane Florence
Ashley Yeager, Kerry Grens | Sep 11, 2018
Some scientists are taking advantage of the monster storm to study how ecosystems and animals respond to major disturbances.
Labs in Texas Batten Down the Hatches
Labs in Texas Batten Down the Hatches
Shawna Williams, Bob Grant | Aug 25, 2017
As Hurricane Harvey approaches land, researchers wait to see if their preparations will protect their experiments.
Opinion: Preparing for Potential Disasters
Opinion: Preparing for Potential Disasters
Larissa Paschyn | Jan 25, 2017
How to increase the resiliency of biotechnology organizations in the face of emergency risks
Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases
Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases
Elizabeth Marincola | Apr 28, 2016
Along with his recent $250 million donation to cancer research, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker emphasized the importance of data sharing.
UN Calls for $600M in Aid to Stop Ebola
UN Calls for $600M in Aid to Stop Ebola
Tracy Vence | Sep 4, 2014
The United Nations and medical organizations request additional international action on Ebola as the pace of the ongoing epidemic accelerates.
Pot Not Linked to Poor Health
Pot Not Linked to Poor Health
Tracy Vence | Sep 24, 2013
Marijuana use does not correlate with negative health outcomes or hospitalizations, a study has found.
Disaster-centric Journal Launched
Hannah Waters | Mar 29, 2012
The open-access Public Library of Science has launched a new journal to publish and disseminate scientific information quickly in the wake of disaster.