Research labs at New York University have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy, according to an executive at a New York City hospital who spoke with Deadspin anonymously. The laboratories reportedly have lost all of their research mice (thousands of them) as well as most of their research samples. The smell at the labs is apparently "intense," and the NYU hospital is empty. "The impact on science will be terrible," the source said.
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