New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts
New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts
More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.
New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts
New Models Improve Long-Term Grass Pollen Forecasts

More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.

More-accurate predictions of the severity of an upcoming grass pollen season based on rainfall and temperature could help allergy sufferers manage their symptoms.

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College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
Jef Akst | Sep 3, 2019
The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Emma Yasinski | Sep 1, 2019
In the southeastern US, the coming storm disrupts research for many scientists.
Science in Puerto Rico Still Recovering After Hurricane Maria
Science in Puerto Rico Still Recovering After Hurricane Maria
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 15, 2019
Scientists at the University of Puerto Rico suffered major setbacks due to damages and delays in repairs, and government austerity measures are adding insult to injury.
Opinion: Poor Science Contributes to Delhi’s Air Pollution Crisis
Opinion: Poor Science Contributes to Delhi’s Air Pollution Crisis
Shekhar Chandra | Aug 28, 2018
The sources of pollution are not known yet because of incomplete data collection.
President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP
President Trump Picks Meteorologist to Lead OSTP
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2018
The nomination of Kelvin Droegemeier has been met positively by members of the scientific community.
Image of the Day: Sea Turtle Rescue
Image of the Day: Sea Turtle Rescue
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 7, 2018
Biologists in Florida rounded up more than 1,000 sea turtles when they were threatened by a cold snap in January.
Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands
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.
Flooding in Texas Blocks Researchers from Campuses
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. 
Opinion: Predicting Perfect Storms
Opinion: Predicting Perfect Storms
Magali Haas | Oct 30, 2013
On embracing technology and collaboration to tackle brain disorders like multiple sclerosis
Heat Waves May Promote IBD Flares
Heat Waves May Promote IBD Flares
Tracy Vence | Aug 13, 2013
Higher temperatures are associated with an uptick in inflammatory bowel disease-related hospital admissions.
Bacteria Are Blowing in the Wind
Bacteria Are Blowing in the Wind
Sabrina Richards | Jan 28, 2013
New work shows that bacteria reach miles into the atmosphere, bolstering the notion that microbes can affect precipitation and cloud formation.
Hurricane Sandy Blows Through
Hurricane Sandy Blows Through
Jef Akst | Oct 29, 2012
Floods, downed trees, and power outages greet the East Coast this morning.