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Disaster Preparation

I’m horrified and fascinated by this Kathryn Schulz article, “The Really Big One,” in The New Yorker. It’s about the Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest. Geologists agree that an earthquake of epic proportions is brewing along the coast, … Continue reading

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Pandemic Fever

An old pandemic is in the news again—bubonic plague, the Black Death. Scientists Boris V. Schmid et al. published a paper this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the plague that plagued Europe during the early … Continue reading

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