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Study: Ignoring Climate Change Could Mean Billions In Road Repairs

Researcher says building infrastructure using outdated climate models will result in high costs down the line.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Southern Arizona Science Fair in the Running for $100K Innovation Award

The Drucker Foundation points to science fair organization's data and evidence emphasis.

UA Camera to Snap Final Pics for Saturn Mission Before Crashing into the Planet

The spectrometer aboard Cassini has provided clues to the processes at work around Saturn.

Algae Levels Down, Lakes Cleared for Fishing

Tournaments can resume at the Salt River reservoirs.

Yuma Farmer Selected for Agriculture Advocacy Program

He's one of 10 who will learn how to raise awareness in the public about how food arrives at plates.

Rare Whole Genome Duplication Gave Rise To Arizona Bark Scorpion

Research has found its origins in an abrupt and massive genetic event.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

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