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New Variants of the Coronavirus that Causes Covid-19

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus causing the Covid-19 pandemic is what’s known as an RNA(ribonucleic acid) virus.  RNA viruses are highly mutagenic compared to DNA viruses meaning they mutate, adapt, and evolve fairly quickly.  Familiar RNA viruses […]

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Kaiser Family Foundation: Covid-19 Vaccine Monitor

The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations.  Using a combination of surveys and focus groups, this project will track the dynamic nature of […]

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DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

DataHaven, a non-profit organization based out of New Haven, has published it’s 2020 Community Wellbeing Survey.  Conducted between July 27th and August 18th, this years report is inextricably correlated with Covid-19 impacts. “The purpose of […]

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All of Us: Medical Research Program

ALL OF US IS A RESEARCH PROGRAM FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH).  It is seeking one million or more people from across the U.S. to help speed up medical research.  People who join […]

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Photo Contest! Observe the Moon Night 2020

NASA has announced September 26th as International Observe the Moon Night 2020.  This is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (CTSGC) is sponsoring […]

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Interruptions: Disrupting the Silence

“Interruptions: Disrupting the Silence” is a FREE online production of a true Hamden, Connecticut story that will be streamed on Youtube, September 5th and 6th, and will be filmed from Bregamos Community Theatre. “Interruptions” tells […]

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Tracking Covid-19 Data, Racial and Social Inequities

Hamden and New Haven County are diverse communities with some dense urban populations.  In a world under incredible pressures, everyone wants to stay informed and more information is available than ever before.  Yet our social-media […]

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YouTube Artist Fuses Dr. Seuss and Dr. Dre

Milwaukee musician and film-maker, Wes Tank, has become a YouTube sensation during the Covid-19 pandemic. With his projects on hold due to stay-at-home orders, Tank began recording his renditions of Dr. Seuss books set to […]