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Current projections greatly underestimate impact of Haitian cholera epidemic

— 16 Mar 2011 13:31 | Health

Current projections regarding the eventual size and extent of the cholera epidemic in Haiti may greatly underestimate the potential number of cases, according to a report that will…

Mozart, ventriloqiual frogs sound a note of hope and warning for Haiti's recovery

— 12 Jan 2011 16:46 | Biology

As the people of Haiti mark a painful anniversary this week and slowly rebuild their earthquake-torn country, scientists from Conservation International (CI) and the Amphibian Specialist…

Scientists trace origin of recent cholera epidemic in Haiti

— 10 Dec 2010 21:45 | Health

The strain of cholera currently sweeping through post-earthquake Haiti originated in South Asia, conclude scientists who did a rapid genetic analysis of bacteria collected from Haitian…

NASA's TRMM satellite sees Tomas' power fluctuate

— 4 Nov 2010 13:21 | Environment

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite travelled over Tomas twice on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The second time was at 2005 UTC (4:05 p.m. EDT) when it was still classified…

Tsunami risk higher in Los Angeles, other major cities

— 11 Oct 2010 10:48 | Geology and palaeontology

Geologists studying the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake say the risk of destructive tsunamis is higher than expected in places such as Kingston, Istanbul, and Los Angeles…

Study recommends changes to emergency seed aid

— 2 Sep 2010 16:28 | Health

A major study of agriculture in Haiti after this year's earthquake has found that much of the emergency seed aid provided after the disaster was not targeted to emergency needs. The…

Tulane researchers call for eliminating malaria in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

— 29 Apr 2010 09:10 | Health

In an editorial in the May 2010 issue of the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Tulane University malaria researchers urge action to eliminate malaria from Hispaniola, the last…

Chile quake occurred in zone of 'increased stress'

— 19 Mar 2010 13:18 | Geology and palaeontology

The massive, 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile Feb. 27 occurred in an offshore zone that was under increased stress caused by a 1960 quake of magnitude 9.5, according to geologist…

Navy scientists support Haiti relief operations

— 17 Mar 2010 13:56 | Technology

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Centre are supporting Haiti relief operations. The Marine Geosciences Division's Geospatial Sciences and Technology branch…

International relief efforts remain fragmented, warn doctors

— 3 Feb 2010 12:22 | Health

Despite the frightening regularity of humanitarian disasters like the earthquake in Haiti, international responses remain fragmented and must be improved, argue a group of trauma surgeons…

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