Lizards may be protecting people from Lyme disease in the southeastern United States | Science

Black-legged ticks feeding on a five-lined skink Graham Hickling By Harini BarathFeb. 5, 2021 , 11:00 AM Lyme disease is one of the most devastating tick-borne infections in the United States, affecting more than 300,000 people each year. It’s also one of the most mysterious: The creature that spreads it—the black-legged tick—lives throughout the country. […]

Buhari’s welfare approvals for teachers: Getting states to implement

By Adesina Wahab This year’s Teachers’ Day cel-ebration in Nigeria was a different one, as the celebration witnessed the pronouncement by President Muhammadu Buhari of some policies designed to enhance teachers’  welfare and make their job attractive, and to also...

States invest in datacasting to bridge the K-12 digital divide

Datacasting, or data broadcasting, has been used for years in the public safety sector, helping first responders prepare for natural disasters, search and rescue missions and school safety operations. Now, the concept is being repurposed to provide rural students who...