Higher Education

New Mexico universities use wastewater samples to detect COVID-19 early

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Could what goes down the drain be the key to early detection of COVID-19? Some wastewater researchers think so. More states are starting to test wastewater and sewage for the virus—a method that dates back to polio research. Now, student researchers  at NMSU are trying it out on

UNMH employees protest lack of PPE

Spaced apart following social distancing guidelines, University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) employees and allies waved signs and chanted as passing cars honked in a show of support on April 15.