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Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

Pascua Yaqui clinic working to treat opioid addiction, overcome stigma

The clinic is the state's only medication-assisted treatment facility on tribal land.

Miles from Recovery: How distance and stigma keep rural Arizonans from opioid treatment

As treatment options expand, solutions remain elusive for some.

Climate change, and our response to it, is making life hard for desert tortoises

Tortoises are being hit with a one-two punch of energy projects springing up in a desert that is getting hotter and drier.

Proposed Clean Water Act changes will mean uncertainty, loss of protections for Arizona waterways

The Trump administration is implementing a new rule defining which waterways are regulated under the act.

Not a smooth ride so far for e-scooters in Tucson

The city is searching solutions to the problems scooters bring, while some are calling for an end to the program.

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

The Apollo 12 mission relied on pinpoint calculations from a UA lunar scientist 50 years ago.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

New analysis spells out serious legal risk to Colorado River water users

As climate change continues to sap the river’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies.

How the Center for Biological Diversity grew in its fight against the 'status quo'

The Tucson-based conservation group has become one of the most influential in the country.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

Border wall construction continues across sensitive lands in Arizona

Contractors are working on new border wall east of Douglas, which will cross the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.

UA shifting to more renewable energy with TEP deal

The university plans to get 60% of its power from wind and solar by the end of 2020 as part of the agreement.

Deal will use Bisbee wastewater to recharge San Pedro River aquifer

The project is meant to support the health of the river following decades of agricultural pumping.

Tucson is getting electric buses, but more people are choosing to drive

The buses could reduce the city's greenhouse gas emissions, but ridership is at a 10-year low.

Hospitality makes up for lack of housing for asylum seekers in Portland, Maine

The small town has no more vacancies, but newcomers like those fleeing violence in Central Africa have discovered a wealth of hospitality.

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