This week, the focus in Houston has been securing the safety and health of those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Next will come the arduous task of surveying damage to infrastructure, including science labs at universities conducting critical research.
One researcher, Dr. Tim Mosca at Thomas Jefferson University, is trying to link those researchers with others around the country and world who can offer support. Dr. Mosca spoke with NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller.
Listen to the conversation above.