African American, Neanderthal DNA and Covid 19

African American, Neanderthal DNA and Covid 19

Carl Zimmer The New York Times•July 5, 2020 A stretch of DNA linked to COVID-19 was passed down from Neanderthals 60,000 years ago, according to a new study. Scientists don’t yet know why this particular segment increases the risk of severe illness from the...
Detroit Retirees Vow to Fight on

Detroit Retirees Vow to Fight on

By Diane Bukowski  October 6, 2015 DETROIT—William Davis, president of the Detroit Active and Retired Employees Association (DAREA), says he is not at all discouraged by U.S. District Court Judge Bernard Friedman’s dismissal Sept. 29 of his appeal of the Detroit...