Diddy providing some COVID-19 relief for Miami neighborhood

Residents in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami wait in line to receive gift cards and gift bags with essentials, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Various organizations came together to distribute items to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs also passed out fifty dollar bills to residents. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Rapper Sean […]

New study measures neighborhood inequality and violence based on everyday mobility

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study looking at the patterns of movement from 400,000 people offers fresh insights into how a neighborhood’s economic conditions mixed with the mobility patterns of its residents and visitors relates to the well-being of the neighborhood and can serve as a predictor of violence. The analysis, published in the […]

See how COVID-19 vaccines will get to your neighborhood

The COVID-19 vaccine supply chain won’t be so straightforward. (National Cancer Institute/) Bahar Aliakbarian is an expert in supply chain management in pharmaceuticals and a professor at the School of Packaging at Michigan State University. This story originally featured on The Conversation. The two major US developers of the early COVID-19 vaccines are Pfizer/BioNTech and […]

Neighborhood deprivation and COVID in Louisiana — ScienceDaily

A study by researchers at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health, believed to be the first study to investigate the role of neighborhood deprivation on COVID-19 in Louisiana, found that the more a neighborhood is deprived, the higher the risk for cases of COVID-19. They report that people living in the most deprived […]

Leaf microbiomes are a neighborhood affair in northern forests — ScienceDaily

Forest leaves are teeming with bacterial life — but despite the vast extent of bacteria-covered foliage across the world, this habitat, known as the phyllosphere, remains full of mysteries. How do bacteria spread from tree to tree? Do certain types of bacteria only live on certain types of trees? A new paper published in the […]

New evidence our neighborhood in space is stuffed with hydrogen

Enhanced color global view of Pluto, taken when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft was 280,000 miles (450,000 kilometers) away. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI Only the two Voyager spacecraft have ever been there, and it took than more than 30 years of supersonic travel. It lies well past the orbit of Pluto, through the rocky Kuiper belt, and on […]