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Severe Drought, Heat Upended Research This Summer
Researchers scramble to adapt as bouts of severe heat and aridity increasingly become the norm.
Severe Drought, Heat Upended Research This Summer
Severe Drought, Heat Upended Research This Summer

Researchers scramble to adapt as bouts of severe heat and aridity increasingly become the norm.

Researchers scramble to adapt as bouts of severe heat and aridity increasingly become the norm.

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Climate Change Worsens Most Infectious Diseases
Andy Carstens | Aug 8, 2022 | 2 min read
Of the pathogens known to have infected humans, more than half may cause more widespread disease as a result of rising temperatures, precipitation changes, or other climate-related factors, a study finds.
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
Jef Akst | Sep 3, 2019 | 2 min read
The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.
a view of Hurricane Dorian shot from the International Space Station
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Emma Yasinski | Sep 1, 2019 | 3 min read
In the southeastern US, the coming storm disrupts research for many scientists.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2017 | 2 min read
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
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