risk management

The Subtle Mechanics of an Avalanche—as Seen in 3-D

by Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Drawing on the fact that the snow in an avalanche can behave like both a solid and a fluid, a researcher has managed to simulate a snow slab avalanche with unrivaled precision

Managing Risk Takes Talent

by Mark Lanfear

Taking all the risk out of inherently risky situations has never been an easy task and probably never will be. (And no, I’m not talking about the Seahawks throwing a pass at the goal line instead of just running it in Super Bowl XLIX.) But for some industries and businesses, managing risk more successfully than others has become almost second nature.

Managing Risk

by Michael Bosch, Nanny Bosch

Risk and related concepts such as risk management and risk communication can be difficult for lab managers to fully understand. However, those same managers may be engaged in actions associated with potentially disastrous risks.