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SLO grant program awards eight nonprofits to improve city life

The City of San Luis Obispo Promotional Coordinating Committee (PCC) has recently awarded eight local nonprofit organizations with grant funding through the Cultural Grants-in-Aid Program, according to a city news release. The Cultural Grants-in-Aid program provides assistance to organizations deemed cultural, social or recreational, because they make “significant contributions to the overall quality of life,” […]

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Cal Poly’s COVID-19 saliva testing to be brought to market through local partnership

Cal Poly faculty developed saliva-based COVID-19 testing technology that students have used on campus since February 2021. Now, those saliva tests will be brought to market.  Nathaniel Martinez, associate professor of biological studies, and Andres Martinez, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, developed microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (microPADs) for low-cost and portable diagnostic applications, according to […]