Science and Technology

Episode 164: Understanding Climate Change at Biosphere 2

Nov 17, 2017 Researchers use the facility to examine Earth-systems science in large scale.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

Nov 17, 2017 The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Tucson Airport Adding Route to Austin

Nov 15, 2017 New route connects city to another of the region's tech hubs.

Waiting for Perfect Self-Driving Cars Could Cost Lives

Nov 15, 2017 Waiting to deploy the cars potentially means fewer lives saved by the technology, which improves with experience.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

Nov 14, 2017 18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Nov 13, 2017 Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

Universities in U.S. and Mexico Partner on Telescope Project

Nov 13, 2017 Mirror to be made at University of Arizona, telescope to be installed in Baja California

Saguaro Genome Shows Why Many Cactus Species Are Hard to Classify

Nov 7, 2017 Researchers believe that long lives and long generation times have led to mismatches in the history of species.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Nov 7, 2017 Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Nov 3, 2017 Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

ADOT Launches App for Travel Alerts

Nov 2, 2017 The department says the goal is to for drivers to check the alerts before getting on the road.

Weather Service Rolling Out More Precise System for Dust-Storm Warnings

Oct 31, 2017 The new system will only notify cell phone users within a certain range of the storm.

Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing

Oct 24, 2017 Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.

Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Oct 23, 2017 Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

Summer Fire Destroys Habitat, Food of Endangered Red Squirrel

Oct 19, 2017 A census found a dramatic decrease in the population of the Mount Graham red squirrel following the Frye Fire.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

Oct 18, 2017 A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

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