A Plan in Place

Nestled on the North Shore of Long Island, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory stands out for its lack of damage in an area otherwise hard-hit by Hurricane Sandy, writes Elizabeth Pennisi at ScienceInsider. Bruce Stillman, the president of CSHL, tells her that after being hit by Hurricane Gloria in 1985, the lab came up with a preparedness plan. "Lessons learned from there really put us in good shape," Stillman says.

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