Tuberculosis: The disease of antiquity

Author: Jessica Sieff

Jeff Schorey

With grants from the National Institutes of Health, Jeff Schorey’s lab studies the relationship between mycobacteria, the causative agent of TB, and macrophages, cells of the immune system, which can fall victim to the TB pathogen when infected. 

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Annual index reveals biggest movers in climate change adaptation

Author: Jessica Sieff

ND-GAIN Biggest Movers

The annual ND-GAIN Country Index ranks 181 countries on vulnerability to extreme climate events such as droughts, superstorms and other natural disasters as well as readiness to successfully implement adaptation solutions. The top five countries showing the biggest amount of improvement in preparedness over the last year were Ghana, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

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