Science and Technology

Nature Enthusiasts Help UA Researchers Tackle Butterfly Data

Jul 24, 2018 Volunteers' hobby turns into valuable citizen science from the field.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Jul 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

Suit Paves Way for Arizonans to Text 911

Jul 16, 2018 A settlement set up funding for the service, which is expected to benefit the hearing-impaired, among others.

OSIRIS-REx Due To Begin Asteroid Operations Soon

Jul 12, 2018 UA scientists prepare for spacecraft's first photos of the asteroid Bennu.

Apollo 8 Flight Controller Recalls Landmark Mission 50 Years Ago

Jul 9, 2018 Charles Dietrich is among NASA heroes attending Tucson Spacefest this year.

A Bright Touch: Harpist Christine Vivona

Jul 5, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Voices of protesters in Nogales; and a conversation with NASA nurse Dee O'Hara on the birth of the space program.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

Jul 3, 2018 The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Arizona Company Using Solar Tech to Create Drinking Water

Jun 29, 2018 A UA researcher also describes other ways potable water is being generated.

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Jun 29, 2018 Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Jun 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Jun 28, 2018 Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer

Jun 26, 2018 Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.

UA Tech Park Adds $2B to Arizona Economy Last Year, Report Says

Jun 22, 2018 The technology hubs expect to add hundreds of jobs this year.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Jun 21, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Waymo Vehicle Involved in Mesa Crash Not in Autonomous Mode, Driver Says

Jun 18, 2018 Witnesses said a car disobeyed traffic signals and crashed into multiple vehicles.

Valley Fever May Spike, Doctor Says

Jun 13, 2018 Prediction is based on recent patient-ordered tests.

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