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Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Global Temperatures in 2017 Rank in Top 3 on Record

The desert Southwest experienced its warmest readings ever.

Catalina Sky Survey Sets Record for Finding Asteroids

University of Arizona program bags 990 space rocks in 2017.

Honeybee Research Hints At How Microbes Spread Antibiotic Resistance

Gene transfer taking place in the guts of the insects could be worsening the crisis.

HiRISE Camera Reveals Ice Buried in Mars Cliffs

The UA instrument's find could be a boon for future human exploration.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

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.

U of A Researchers Aid Fight Against ALS

Team outlines neural roadblock that stops muscle function.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

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