How Chernobyl’s survivors first reacted. Andrey Lomakin was 12 years old when he, his family, and all his neighbors were forced to leave home. Some left in a hurry, their dinners cooling on the table, while others took days, or even weeks to grasp their new reality. Today, all of Pripyat (former pop. 50,000) is a ghost town

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Following a power failure, traffic signals stop functioning and cause an enormous traffic jam in New Delhi, India, July 31, 2012. In major Indian cities, congestion poses a major practical hurdle in the race to transport harvested organs to patients in need

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On the heels of the CDC’s zombie-preparedness post, one bioethicist fleshes out moral considerations

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