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Dormant but dangerous: UA researcher investigating viruses in the human body

Looking for reasons why some viruses become active and deadly

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

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Where did the Copper State get its copper?

It all started with a bang.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

Biosphere 2 drought study continues

The water was shut off to the rainforest biome for a multiweek measurement of dry conditions.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

First full geologic map of Titan reveals moon of varied landscapes

An author says the findings call for a new mission to the large moon of Saturn.

USDA implementing restrictions to prevent tomato virus introduction to US

The disease does not pose any risk to people or animals, an industry leader said.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

UA researchers study effects of near-infrared light on aging brains

Researchers hope the treatment will boost energy metabolism in brain cells and tune up mitochondria.

UA researcher studying disease that could impact chocolate supply

The Swollen Shoot disease is affecting cacao trees in Ghana.

Ann Hampton Callaway sings "The Linda Ronstadt Songbook".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Handweavers & Spinners Guild; Arizona Theatre Company's "Silent Sky"; and Adiba Nelson on "The Trick That is Halloween".

UA Cancer Center receives $5M gift from big name in cosmetics

The gift traces back to a phone call from the Estee Lauder chairman to the Cancer Center founder.

Researchers working to understand forest response to global warming

A UA ecologist's data is contributing to a global effort to track climate change effects.

Machine learning research examines ways to make computers more human

Scientists foresee future computers working as collaborators on tasks.

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