Researchers find COVID-19 in NYC sewer rats ” Missouri

New Yorkers might have a new reason to detest rats. Researchers studying mysterious COVID-19 mutations found signs of the virus in the city’s huge rat population – raising concerns the disease could jump from vermin to humans. A new study by University of Missouri and USDA scientists identified the virus in New York City rats … Read more

The discovery of the oldest human footprints in North America excited researchers. It turns out they might not be that old

A joint team of American researchers has contradicted previous claims that fossil footprints found in 2009 in the Lake Otero Basin in New Mexico’s White Sands National Park are the oldest in North America – allegedly from the last Ice Age. The group’s latest work appeared in a recent issue of Quaternary Research. Last September, … Read more

New director tapped for Buffett Early Childhood Institute in Nebraska

The University of Nebraska has tapped Walter Gilliam to head the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. Gilliam, described in a university press release on Monday as a leading expert on early childhood education, health and mental health, will succeed the institute’s founding executive director, Samuel Meisels, on March 1. Gilliam was chosen after a nationwide search. … Read more

Three Collat ​​students and staff received recognition for Alabama Inno Under 25 – News

The Inno Under 25 list recognizes top founders, entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders in Birmingham under the age of 25. Written by Tehreem Khan Media contact: Alicia Rohan Kari Green Photography: Lexi CoonTwo University of Alabama undergraduates and a graduate at the Birmingham Collat ​​School of Business were named 2022 Alabama Inno Under 25 Award Winners … Read more

Clearing the way for Georgia to introduce Medicaid work requirements

Georgia is set to become the only state that has employment requirements for Medicaid coverage. The re-election of Republican Gov. Brian Kemp — and a surprise decision by the Biden administration not to appeal a federal court ruling — have freed the state to implement its plan, which would allow for a limited increase in … Read more