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Made to Fail, Parachutes for NASA Capsule Pass Newest Test in Yuma
The capsule will eventually be used to bring astronauts safely back to Earth from deep-space exploration.
Southern Arizona 2017 Science Highlights
Busy year in astronomy and planetary science for Tucson space industry.
Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky
Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.
Affordable Care Enrollment Deadline Friday
Free help available for health coverage plan selection
Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'
Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.
UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary
The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.
25 Years Later, Global Scientists Issue Second 'Warning To Humanity'
15,000 scientists sign statement urging people to heed climate change and environmental-destruction data.
Waiting for Perfect Self-Driving Cars Could Cost Lives
Waiting to deploy the cars potentially means fewer lives saved by the technology, which improves with experience.
Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.
Saguaro Genome Shows Why Many Cactus Species Are Hard to Classify
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
Alternative therapies could replace opioids.
UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope
Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.
Study: Most Americans Face Growing Number of Extreme-Heat Days
Two-thirds of the population experiencing higher number of extreme-heat days compared with previous decades.
Eyes to the Night Sky Saturday for Worldwide Moon Viewing
Tucson astronomy group to set up telescopes, donate instrument to Pima County Public Library for International Observe the Moon Night.
Report: Climate Change, Budget Limitations Making U.S. Wildfires Worse
Lack of political urgency and social push stand in way of addressing the problem, historian says.
Southern Arizona Can Expect a Mild Winter Despite Recent Heat Records
Warm and dry, for the southern half of the country, but not enough to break the top 10, meteorologists predict.
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