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Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

For Fungus-Infected Frogs, It’s Change or Die

That includes frogs in Arizona, like grass frogs and the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.

NASA Delays Telescope Launch Again

UA astronomer leads camera team that will look for early galaxies.

Aerospace, Defense Company to Expand Its Chandler Footprint

Orbital ATK will open a 47-acre campus near it's existing space.

Scientists Want to Know: Can Table Salt Slow Global Warming?

Salt is superior to aluminum oxide to scatter heat-causing sunlight.

Heavy Rocket to Propel Chandler-Based Operation Into New Market

Private Orbital ATK moving into higher orbits, heavier satellites and, possibly, human missions.

Global Telescope Array Peering Into Space for 1st Glimpse of Black Hole

UA part of Event Horizon Telescope experiment, which would provide clues to universe's origins.

UA Focused on Project to Get First Images of Black Holes

National Science Foundation grant will help coordinate and compute data from telescopes.

Scientists Sue EPA Over Who Can Serve On Advisory Boards

The lawsuit is in reaction to the banning of EPA-grant recipients from the boards.

Catch a Total Lunar Eclipse Early Wednesday Morning

Early in the morning, the eclipse will cover a super, blue moon.

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.

Team Creates 'Canary in the Mine' Sensor to Make Worksites Safer

UA faculty's high-tech system can warn of impending health dangers and hazards.

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