A nationwide study funded by the National Institutes of Health will seek to discover the cause of several unusual forms of diabetes. For years, doctors and researchers have been stymied by cases of diabetes that differ from known types. Through research efforts at 20 U.S.… Read full story
KANSAS CITY, September 30, 2020 — USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded 12 grants totaling over $7 million to initiate research on big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and predictive technologies needed to keep U.S. agriculture on the leading edge of food and agricultural production.… Read full story
It’s time for another Wildlife Wednesday from your Ohio Division of Wildlife as we spotlight the Eastern Chipmunk.
This squirrel-like mammal inhabits deciduous forests and brushy areas. The name chipmunk comes from the noise “chip, chip, chip” commonly made by these furry animals.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Ohio has reached a multistate settlement with Anthem Inc. for $39.5 million stemming from the massive 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million Americans.
“Protecting the privacy of its customers should be Anthem’s top priority, otherwise people are left vulnerable and exposed,” Yost said.
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The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $234 million to improve COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations. A part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative, the RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program will support 32 institutions across the United States and will focus on populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic.… Read full story
The American Kayaking Association took to the water on September 26th for 2020’s last cleanup of the Kokosing River. Sami Spiezio, President of the association, lead the 7 member group from Zion Road to Millwood, recovering water-logged carpets, 15 tires, and even a road sign!… Read full story
Burgess Street between Sandusky Street and Mulberry Street will be closed Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for school demo. Emergency Traffic will not be able to pass through. (tn)
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A warrant was issued in September of 2020 for violation of Bond conditions on an Indictment filed in June of 2020 for Two Counts of Aggravated Robbery, Two Counts of Felonious Assault, and One Count of Petty Theft. The last known address was known to be living in the Mount Vernon area.… Read full story