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Lyme Disease Prevention: The Tick Project

The Tick Project is a new five-year study that will test whether neighborhood-based prevention can reduce human exposure to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. 

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Big data + technology = improved global health


Scientists are calling for the creation of a global early warning system for infectious diseases. Such a system would use computer models to tap into environmental, epidemiological, and molecular data – gathering the intelligence needed to forecast where disease risk is high.

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Infectious Diseases

Illuminating how environmental conditions shape disease risk.

Urban Ecology

Studying how cities can be designed to be resilient and sustainable.

Freshwater Health

Monitoring the quality of our streams, lakes, and rivers.

Invasive Species

Understanding how invasive species impact our forest and freshwater resources.

Climate Change

Preparing for the future, from extreme weather to species shifts.

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Educating decision makers, teachers, students, and the general public.

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