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How Global Warming Could Alter the Wind-Power Landscape

Climate change could mean winds in the Northern Hemisphere lose their oomph, study says.

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

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Geminid Meteor Shower To Light up the Sky

Find a dark place, dress warmly and look up Wednesday night.

Affordable Care Enrollment Deadline Friday

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Astronomer Helps Find Most Distant Quasar, Clue to 'Cosmic Evolutions'

Scientists on quest to find when stars first formed in our universe.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

25 Years Later, Global Scientists Issue Second 'Warning To Humanity'

15,000 scientists sign statement urging people to heed climate change and environmental-destruction data.

Waiting for Perfect Self-Driving Cars Could Cost Lives

Waiting to deploy the cars potentially means fewer lives saved by the technology, which improves with experience.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

Saguaro Genome Shows Why Many Cactus Species Are Hard to Classify

Researchers believe that long lives and long generation times have led to mismatches in the history of species.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

Study: Most Americans Face Growing Number of Extreme-Heat Days

Two-thirds of the population experiencing higher number of extreme-heat days compared with previous decades.

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