7/3: Accelerating the search for elusive neutrinos; The Medical Minute; Student dies of COVID-19 complications

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Hubble image of Galaxy NGC 1068, with illustration of active black hole at its core

A cosmic mystery: excess neutrinos and missing gamma rays

The origin of high-energy cosmic neutrinos is an enigma that has perplexed physicists and astronomers, but a new model described by University researchers points to the supermassive black holes found at the cores of active galaxies as the sources of these mysterious neutrinos.  Full story

Two whitetail deer

Why is nature important when aging in place?

College of Nursing project director Erica Husser, a developmental gerontologist with a passion for nature and older women’s health, investigates the perceived influence of nature on the daily lives of rural older women living with multiple chronic health conditions and offers insights that may help others cope with, and adapt to coronavirus pandemic.  Full story

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