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  • DRS Holiday Service Schedule
    DRS will have limited services Dec 22-23. All services will be suspended Dec 24-Jan 4.
  • Dual Use Research
    A new national policy on Dual Use Research of Concern was issued. In addition, government funding for new "gain-of-function" research is being paused. Researchers currently conducting such work are being asked to pause and reassess risks and benefits.
  • Dispose of "Legacy" Chemicals
    Legacy chemicals left unchecked can introduce higher hazards to the laboratory than the original chemical.
  • Warning about malfunctioning hotplates
    There have been multiple incidents of hotplates spontaneously heating in the OFF position leading to fires and explosions.