Diet and disease
Researchers saw spikes in hospital visits, inhaler refills and violent crime in areas inundated by wildfire smoke.
Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.
Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.
Gut microbes compete with their host for a nutrient called choline.
Shaving and grooming may create an opportunity for infections to spread.