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Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

Study Shows More Intense Monsoon Storms on the Horizon

Storms are predicted to be less frequent, though more intense in the area south and west of the Mogollon Rim.

Nonprofit Program Aims to Bring Medical Care to Hispanics

Campesinos Sin Fronteras recently received donation from Mexican Consulate for community health screenings.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

UA Lunar and Planetary Lab to Celebrate Years of Mars Photos

Annual open house will feature the work of HiRISE camera as well as activities for kids, adults.

UA Space Programs to Launch 'Asteroid Day' 2017 Stream

OSIRIS-REx, Catalina Sky Survey lead off programming.

Changing Conditions Prompt Differing Predictions from Water Managers

One report says a water shortage in Arizona is less than two years away.

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Another Possible Target for Hackers: Your Pacemaker

Doctor-hackers work to raise awareness of medical-device vulnerabilities

Planetary Scientist Honored for Global Outreach

Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.

UA to Get Early Sample of Asteroid for Study

The material should give a glimpse into the history of Bennu, and of the universe.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Team Maps Genome of Mojave Desert Tortoise

Researchers are looking there for a 'gold mine' of information about changes and adaptations.

Tucson Camera on Jupiter Mission Reveals Cyclones

Tucson's Planetary Science Institute scientist manages Juno Cam for NASA.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

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