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Climate Change And Hurricane Preparedness; Highlight of Professor Wright’s research

CEE Professor Steven Wright's video explains how risk assessment approach looks backward. | Short Read

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Steven Wright, who studies coastal hydraulics, explains how our risk assessment approach looks backward, rather than ahead. Terms like “100-year-flood” and the protection approach that goes with them might need to be reevaluated in a warming world where researchers predict more extreme weather events.

More info and a video can be found here

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  • James Wight

    James Wight

Cells under a microscope

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies. | Short Read