Science and Technology

Pima County cuts new deal with World View

Jan 10, 2023 Previous lease with near-space exploration firm was "unconstitutional."

Researchers suggest new tools to study cancer

Jan 4, 2023 Engineering could hold the key to the next advance in solving the puzzle.

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Dec 30, 2022 Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.

SRP researches cloud seeding in White Mountains to create snow amid historic drought

Dec 24, 2022 The state also helps fund cloud seeding programs in Colorado meant to increase flows into the Colorado River.

The Buzz: Winter Solstice Celebrations

Dec 23, 2022 The importance of the shortest day of the year in cultures around the world.

Winter solstice: Why isn't the shortest day of the year in the deepest part of winter?

Dec 21, 2022 It may be the day with the fewest hours of sunshine for the global north, but there is another source of heat to consider.

UA scientists still learning from Apollo 17 rocks 50 years ago

Dec 19, 2022 University of Arizona lunar scientists are still discovering details from the last manned moon mission's rocks.

The field guide "Birds of Arizona" was a labor of love for author Richard Cachor Taylor.

Dec 15, 2022 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Pima County Library's Synapse Team is helping mental health community-wide; visit the El Jefe Cat Lounge; and remembering broadcasting legend Larry Schnebly.

Bisbee Science Lab expands

Dec 15, 2022 A grant from the Fiesta Bowl Charity makes the growth possible.

Study shows incivility at home connects to higher productivity at work

Dec 13, 2022 UA researchers found that people seek to mend hurt feelings while on the job.

The Buzz takes a trip down the Verde River

Dec 9, 2022 Meet a man who has made saving this unique waterway his life's work

Crews remove invasive plants from Arizona waterways to conserve water, better ecosystem

Dec 9, 2022 Efforts along the Verde River and its tributaries to remove introduced plants can prevent monocultures while also getting water to a Phoenix-area reservoir.

Blue light therapy can help PTSD patients

Dec 6, 2022 Study shows it can produce drug-free, inexpensive treatment

UArizona Health Sciences receives grant to study PFAS mitigation in firefighters' blood

Nov 28, 2022 Arizona Board of Regents grant will further an Australian study that could minimize forever chemicals' impact on health.

‘Would he be forgotten?’ How a niece’s crusade and military scientists led to ID of Korean War vet

Oct 22, 2022 A Cochise County veteran of the Korean War is laid to rest 70 years after he was killed in action.

Researcher theorizes ancient Mars underwent climate change disaster

Oct 21, 2022 An article suggests life on the Red Planet doomed itself and altered the environment.

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