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Lessons learned about emergency alerts

In 2007, a Virginia Tech student opened fire on classmates killing 32 people and injuring 17 more. Some of the most important lessons learned in the aftermath of this tragedy centered on emergency communication. According to a senior Virginia Tech official, what important step does the U need to take in emergency preparedness?

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There is a desperate need for more mathematicians and computer scientists to make sense of the overwhelming torrents of data that modern experiments produce, say biologists at last week’s meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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