New Orleans researchers fight to salvage work from submerged labs

Abstract

Hurricane Katrina has apparently devastated research laboratories in New Orleans. Rescue teams last week discovered that many frozen specimens and cell cultures had thawed, making them useless, and laboratory animals had drowned. “This was a real disaster for research,” says pharmacologist Joseph Moerschbaecher, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/437300a

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