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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (5/5)
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Total (8/4)
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Includes tests since August 4, 2020
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Updated May 5, 2021

UA researcher and his grandfather work together on latest research

Devin Bayly explained their research with an example where he said, “consider two rhyming words like champagne and membrane, or any two you like: a small pleasure is felt when the second word is heard forming a rhyming link with the first. These two inputs to the brain generate an output so there must be a system of neurons to make the link.” Read more

CDC and FDA lift pause on Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

On Tuesday morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a joint statement calling for a pause on the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) coronavirus vaccine. The call came after the two agencies reviewed data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals who received the vaccine. Read more

New additions to the ENR2 building make headway

The new project to add solar panels and a rooftop garden on the University of Arizona’s ENR2 building is about to begin Phase Three.   The first meeting to discuss this project occurred in the fall semester of 2017. Phase One, which is the installation of the green roof, began in fall 2019 and was completed in Feb. 2020. Phase Two, which is the installation of the solar panels, began in the fall semester of 2020 and was completed in Jan. 2021. Phase Three, which is the active research, is expected to begin later this spring. Read more