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UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

UA Researchers Study Climate Change Effects In Amazon Trees

University scientists part of international research team; recently wrapped up field work in Peru.

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Desert Photographer Explores Science of Color Vision

Michael McNulty looks into research offering insights on physical properties of light, human perception specific to the Sonoran desert.

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

Voices for the Cure: Remembering Brenda Loomis

Two friends pay tribute to a woman who inspired them even as she fought cancer

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

The Power of Circus Amperean

Find out how a small performing arts group is blending mad science and high voltage to entertain Tucson audiences

Researchers Explore Roots of American Indian Resilience

New studies reveal protective elements of Native American cultural traditions; used for various healing treatments.

Researchers Find New Scorpion Species in Catalinas

This is the second time a new species is found in the mountains, which is unusual; unclear of how venomous creature is.

Pima County, UA Working to Eradicate Invasive Bullfrogs

Species has been threatening native frogs, toads, wildlife in central Tucson restoration area.

AZ Insect Festival Entice Public to Explore Creatures' Wonders

Third annual event highlights insect-related research, teach about their role in ecosystem, feature guest speakers.

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