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ASU student team’s fog-free mask design wins $1 million international competition

Luminosity Lab team beats nearly 1,000 entries from 70 countries to earn top spot, claim $500,000 share of XPRIZE purse A student team from Arizona State University has won the million-dollar XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge to redesign the face masks used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by making them more comfortable, functional and affordable. The contest

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NAU’s Center for Health Equity Research receives $1.2 million in funding for multidisciplinary projects related to COVID-19

Researchers in Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently received four grants totaling more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic. NAU Regents’ Professor Julie Baldwin, director of CHER and the principal investigator for

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Under lockdown, Israel faces bitter start of Jewish New Year

[Rosh Hashana started Friday night and runs through the weekend-editor] Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus

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