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Sharing lived experience with keen observation.

On this Arizona Spotlight, hear three women who are telling vibrant stories across different mediums.

Volunteers who lived in a NASA-created Mars replica for over a year have emerged

Participants entered the 3D-printed Mars replica on June 25, 2023, as part of a NASA experiment to observe how humans would fare living on the Red Planet.

Taking the camel to the drive-in: David Leighton's history of the Reid Park Zoo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Word of Mouth Print Space; celebrate imagination at the Library's Megamania!! Festival; and meet the founder of the Naco Wellness Initiative.

Forgot where you put the keys? Experts (and a trivia buff) share tips to boost memory

"With practice, absolutely everyone can make their memory stronger," says Monica Thieu, a memory researcher and a four-time Jeopardy! contestant.

Understanding men's mental health, and overcoming depression

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe welcome new leadership; and the legacy of screen actor Donald Sutherland.

UA Monsoon Madness returns for 2024

Hundreds are expected to enter the annual online contest to predict stormy weather.

Hubble will change how it points, but NASA says 'great science' will continue

Officials say they are shifting into a new way of pointing the telescope in order to work around a piece of hardware that’s become intolerably glitchy.

Celebrating one of the Sonoran Desert's most popular visitors.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secrets of the Vegan Night Market; how the Noyce Teaching Scholarship is helping to find and retain good STEM teachers in Arizona; and Julie Sasse says goodbye to the Tucson Museum of Art.

Tucson Audubon Society, to drop "Audubon" from its name

The change is part of a growing trend across the country, while the national environmental group remains firm.

Remembering Movie Legend Roger Corman.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Macro photographer Jillian Cowles peers into the private life of spiders; and Chris Dashiell visits "The Tomb of Ligeia".

New research center focuses on hot weather planning

The University of Arizona is playing a key role to help communities mitigate heat effects.

Craig T. Nelson delivers commencement address to the UA graduating class of 2024.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The documentary "Fair Play" gives visibility to the unending work of new mothers; and explore the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

Wildlife bridge and underpass are used thousands of times each month

Humans are helping them by volunteering during "habitat restoration days"

As bird flu spreads in cows, here are 4 big questions scientists are trying to answer

Scientists say the risk to people is minimal, but open questions remain, including how widespread the outbreak is and how the virus is spreading.

Arizona study examines traffic inequity

The investigation looks at how demographics make a difference in accident outcomes.

NASA has been asked to create a time zone for the moon. Here's how it would work

As the world prepares for a new space race, the Biden Administration is calling on NASA to create a moon-based time standard.

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