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How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes
Ashley Yeager | Oct 6, 2017
Studies suggest not all critters fare well in extreme weather, though some thrive.
University of Puerto Rico Closed After Hurricane Maria
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 25, 2017
The pause on campus operations, which could last a month, is just one example of the hurricane’s devastation.
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.
Opinion: Preparing for Potential Disasters
Larissa Paschyn | Jan 25, 2017
How to increase the resiliency of biotechnology organizations in the face of emergency risks
Weathering the Storm
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2013
How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences
Fukushima Chief Dies
Dan Cossins | Jul 11, 2013
Nuclear engineer in charge at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant during the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl dies at age 58.
Sandy’s Impact on Science
Jef Akst | Nov 5, 2012
More stories surface about how last week’s super storm is affecting research up and down the coast—and how science is fighting back.
Hurricane Sandy Blows Through
Jef Akst | Oct 30, 2012
Floods, downed trees, and power outages greet the East Coast this morning.
Disaster-centric Journal Launched
Hannah Waters | Mar 29, 2012
Public Library of Science
has launched a new journal to publish and disseminate scientific information quickly in the wake of disaster.