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Electric Cars Rolling Out

Supporters of electric vehicles are excited about the short-term and long-term future

The Battle Against Buffelgrass

Find out about the mission of the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center, raising awareness about a threat to the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Tucson's Reid Park Zoo to Get Bigger

"Expedition Tanzania" will increase the number of elephants at the zoo and involve them in an entirely new education component.

Teachers' Voices with Sharon O'Neal and Caryl Jones

Learn how an elementary school science fair transformed into an annual three-day math and science extravaganza at the Tucson Convention Center.

Examining the Gulf Oil Spill

KierĂ¡n Suckling, Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity just completed a fact-finding mission to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill region. While he was in New Orleans, he spoke with Robert Rappaport.

The Grand Canyon and the Colorado River

Big changes in the river corridor over the last 150 years

Science for Tibetan Monks

From Karma to the Cosmos Tibetan Monks and Nuns learn about the physical world. Tibetan monks and nuns usually spend their whole lives learning about the inner world of the mind.

"Treasures of the Queen" - Bisbee Mineral Exhibit

Mark McLemore visits the Flandrau Science Center to tour an exhibition of rare minerals and cultural artifacts from Bisbee's golden age of mining.

Teachers' Voices with Margaret Wilch and Katrina Mangin

Meet the originators of SANITY, a collaboration dedicated to getting students out of the classroom and into nature.

Experimental Asphalt

A new cheaper and greener asphalt that could revolutionize street maintenance is being tested by city workers.

Teachers' Voices with Anna Heyer and Rachel Zenuk

A science teacher at Flowing Wells and a U of A grad student discuss the innovative classroom projects they were able to create because of their BioME partnership.

Bodies... The Exhibit: Anatomy Lab for the Masses

Plastination process used for Bodies exhibit is employed by anatomy lab at University of Arizona.

Young Bark Beetles in Love

What spells romance for the average bark beetle? Mark Duggan looks at the research being done to better understand the world of these insects, information that can help to control the threat they pose as pests.

Teachers' Voices with Rebecca Lipson and Victoria Miranda

A teacher and a U of A grad student discuss their partnership through the BioME Project.

Solar Energy and Water Concerns

Solar energy is a natural for Arizona, but is there a drawback? Some people say generating power from the sun can use too much water and Arizona can't afford that.

Mt. Lemmon Science Projects

A recent event on the summit of Mount Lemmon gave visitors a chance to find out more about the many scientific projects that go on there year round. Mark Andrews was there and brought back an Audio Postcard.

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