In the August issue, Wired lists the most dangerous jobs in science. Being an astronaut may top the list, but biologists make the list quite a few times: coming in at number two are researchers working in biosafety level four labs (seriously, guys, Ebola is dangerous); lab technicians working with Doctors Without Borders also rank (not only are diseases nasty, but there are those pesky bullets flying around); and just being a graduate student (you think you know what you're doing, and then ka-boom!).
Do You Need More Danger in Your Life?
Aug 09, 2007