2018 Daylight Saving Time: The Pros, The Cons and the Human Implications

It is once again that time of year for all us to remember to adjust our clocks…

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Crisis Stress: Part 4 – Concentration, Memory, and Focus

In the first three parts of this short four-part essay series, I briefly summarized some of the…

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Crisis Stress: Part 3 – Psychological and Cognitive Effects

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In the first two parts of this essay series (Crisis Stress: Part 1 – How and Why…

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Crisis Stress: Part 2 – Acute Stress Response (ASR)

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Read part one of this series: Crisis Stress: Part 1 – How and Why a Crisis Affects…

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

A news report from Florida claims that “after disappearing for 60 years, the tropical bed bug has…

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The Future of Logistical Resupply for Disaster Management, Response and Recovery

One of the basic preparedness rules for successful disaster response and recovery is the principle that one…

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Newly Identified Strain of E. Coli Bacteria Resistant to the “Antibiotic of Last Resort”

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Antibiotics and similar drugs, together called antimicrobial agents, have been used for the last 70 years to…

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New Research Suggests Physical Brain Injury as A Cause of Psychological Trauma and PTSD

In military, law enforcement, industrial and disaster management contexts, traumatic stress symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorders have…

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Can an Earthquake Probability Tool Predict the Next Financial Market Shift?

One of the bragging points for NASA has been the benefits of spin-off commercial projects that stem…

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