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Chino Valley announces re-opening process

The Town of Chino Valley announced that effective Monday, March 1, 2021, many Town services and lobbies will re-open to the public. While COVID-19 metrics are improving, certain restrictions will remain in place until further notice. “It has been a very long and strenuous year, not just for Chino Valley, but for the entire country,”

Health

Research finds COVID-19 may worsen symptoms of those with Tourette’s

Stress, isolation and face mask requirements related to COVID-19 may be worsening symptoms for the estimated 1% of the world’s population who suffer from Tourette syndrome, research shows. The neurological disorder, named for a French doctor who first described the condition in 1885, is characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements or sounds. Common motor tics include

Education

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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