Avalanche Detection System Using Infrasound Expands in Alaska for Improved Safety and Monitoring

Juneau, Alaska – In a groundbreaking initiative, a team of experts led by Scott Havens is revolutionizing avalanche detection on Thane Road by utilizing infrasound technology. Through pioneering sensor systems developed with researchers at Boise State University, Havens aims to track high mountain avalanches undetected by traditional methods, ultimately enhancing avalanche mitigation strategies and reducing … Read more

Maternal Mortality Rates Decrease With Improved Identification of Pregnancy-Related Deaths

New York City, NY – A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology reveals a significant impact on maternal mortality rates when pregnancy is among the documented causes of death. Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, led by K.S. Joseph, M.D., Ph.D., conducted an analysis of maternal … Read more

Fatal Japan Airlines and Coast Guard Plane Collision Prompts Improved Emergency Measures for Airports in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s transportation ministry announced Tuesday that it has implemented new emergency measures for the country’s airports following a fatal collision between a Japan Airlines jetliner and a coast guard plane at Tokyo’s Haneda airport last week. The collision, which resulted in the loss of five coast guard crew members, is believed to … Read more

Prosecutor Reflects On Violent Courtroom Attack And Urges Improved Safety Training

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Clark County prosecutor recently shared his experience of a violent courtroom attack, shedding light on the growing safety concerns within courtrooms. David Stanton, a former prosecutor, reflects on his own encounter with a brutal attack in the courtroom, drawing parallels to the recent attack on a District Court Judge. … Read more