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Nine Steps Closer to Safe Science

Pamela Tom | Posted 10.01.2014 | Science
Pamela Tom

A new study released July 31 by the National Research Council may help prevent future accidents by challenging current safety standards in academic and nonindustrial labs across the U.S. with nine recommendations aimed at the higher-education and scientific community.

Yale Won't Be Fined In Student's Horrific Lab Death

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 10.16.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A piece of lab machinery that killed a Yale University student when it ensnared her hair was missing required safeguards, and...

Yale Student Mourned

Posted 06.14.2011 | College

Hundreds gathered on the Yale campus Wednesday night to mourn a student who died in a freak chemistry lab accident, the Yale Daily News reports. Mich...

Yale Student Dies In Freak Chemistry Lab Accident

AP | Posted 06.13.2011 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Yale University student nearing graduation was killed inside a school chemistry lab when her hair was pulled into a piece o...