10/29/20: COVID-19 Mouth Rinse Test Shows Early Promise

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October 29, 2020

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Swish, Gargle, Repeat: UArizona Researcher Explores Mouth Rinse Test as Alternative to COVID-19 Nasal Swab

A new diagnostic test for coronavirus relies on gargling with saltwater instead of using a nasal swab. Initial results have been encouraging, UArizona virology expert Michael Worobey says. 

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Misinformation May Breed Political Cynics

The more people believe they are exposed to disinformation prior to an election, the more cynical they feel about politics when it's time to vote, researchers found.

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Men and Women Will Likely Vote Differently in 2020. But by How Much?

A "gender gap" in elections has been around for decades. What it will look like this year is hard to predict, says UArizona political scientist Barbara Norrander.

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UArizona Cancer Center Receives $8.5M Gift to Establish Ginny L. Clements Breast Cancer Research Institute

The gift from breast cancer survivor and longtime UArizona supporter Ginny Clements will strengthen patient care and research programs.

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Without the North American Monsoon, Reining in Wildfires Gets Harder

Putting an end to high-severity fires may become harder as climate change makes monsoon storms less frequent and more extreme.

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When Masculinity is Threatened, Men May Pull Away

Men may withdraw from their partners in an attempt to restore their masculinity, but it can backfire: It's bad for the relationship, and it doesn't make others see them as more masculine.

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As Holidays Near, UArizona President Urges Campus to 'Stay Focused' on Public Health

The university remains in stage two of its reentry plan, with classes of up to 50 now given the option to meet on campus. A COVID-19 testing blitz will take place before Thanksgiving.

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