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Optimism for Key Deer After Hurricane Irma
Kerry Grens | Sep 11, 2017
A refuge for the endangered species on Big Pine Key in Florida took a direct kit, but several deer have been spotted.
Research Labs Evacuate Ahead of Irma
Staff | Sep 7, 2017
Scientists leave behind ongoing experiments as the Category 5 hurricane whips through the Caribbean and heads toward the U.S. mainland.
Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands
Siddharth Narayan, Michael W. Beck | Aug 31, 2017
Conservationists and the insurance industry team up to model the economic benefits of marshes during hurricanes.
Science Labs Offer Help to Texas Researchers
Jef Akst | Aug 29, 2017
Sparked by a tweet from a Philadelphia scientist, the March for Science–Houston has launched a database of facilities offering to host reagents and researchers.
Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses
Kerry Grens | Aug 28, 2017
Marine Science Institute on the Gulf experiences damage; “rideout teams” keep watch over animals and facilities.
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.
Climate Change to Continue
Kate Yandell | Jan 15, 2013
A US federal advisory committee finds that climate change is already impacting the country, and that it’s not about to stop.
NYU Still Recovering from Sandy
Jef Akst | Dec 7, 2012
NYU’s Langone Medical Center continues to struggle from the lasting impact of the 15-foot storm surge that accompanied the recent hurricane.
Speaking of Science
Staff | Dec 1, 2012
December 2012's selection of notable quotes
Tracking Sewage Spilled by Sandy
Jef Akst | Nov 15, 2012
Researchers at the University of Delaware use satellites to predict the course of raw sewage through the western Atlantic.