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Volcanic activity in the Pacific Ring of Fire – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 28th, 2017.

A mass evacuation has been ordered from Vanuatu’s Ambae Island following a volcanic eruption. GNS Science volcanologist Brad Scott is heading to Vanuatu on Friday to work with the local GeoHazards Group. He provided some background information on the Vanuatu, Bali and Mexico volcanoes that are currently active. Brad Scott, volcanologist, GNS Science, comments: “The Pacific Rim of […]

Journalists’ questions on swine flu answered

Peter Griffin posted in on April 28th, 2009.

The Science Media Centre in London compiled answers to questions on swine flu posed by UK-based journalists – answers courtesy of Dr John McConnell, Editor of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 1: Can you comment on early detection methods and vaccine synthesis? [John McConnell] Detection methods not really my thing. I understand that the US CDC […]

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