We discovered a new species, but war means it may now remain hidden forever

The extraordinary story of a stingray, its discovery and its uncertain fate in the Yemen war.

Alec Moore, Post-Doctoral Fisheries Scientist, Bangor University • conversation
July 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  biodiversity  biology  war  new-species  marine-biology  species  yemen  stingrays

Fireworks can torment veterans and survivors of gun violence with PTSD – here's how to celebrate with respect for those who served

Setting off fireworks may be fun for you, but for some of your neighbors it could be a traumatic experience.

Arash Javanbakht, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Wayne State University • conversation
July 1, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  war  ptsd  noise  july-4  fireworks  war-veterans  flashbacks  fourth-of-july  combat-veterans

Nurses on the front lines: A history of heroism from Florence Nightingale to coronavirus

Nurses have always been at the forefront during war, epidemics and other times of disaster.

Leslie Neal-Boylan, Dean of the Solomont School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Lowell • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: covid-19 pandemic nursing war disaster florence-nightingale

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