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UA Camera to Snap Final Pics for Saturn Mission Before Crashing into the Planet

The spectrometer aboard Cassini has provided clues to the processes at work around Saturn.

Algae Levels Down, Lakes Cleared for Fishing

Tournaments can resume at the Salt River reservoirs.

Yuma Farmer Selected for Agriculture Advocacy Program

He's one of 10 who will learn how to raise awareness in the public about how food arrives at plates.

Rare Whole Genome Duplication Gave Rise To Arizona Bark Scorpion

Research has found its origins in an abrupt and massive genetic event.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

Scientists Look for Impact of Pollution from Pills in Wastewater

Difficult to filter, chemicals from drugs and personal-care products are of 'emerging concern' in waterways like the Santa Cruz River.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

Amateurs Help Bring Life to Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The moment new JunoCam images are released, people jump to interpret them.

Yuma Legislator Calls on Jeff Flake to Raise Air-Quality Standards

State Rep. Charlene Fernandez criticized the U.S. senator for backing lower standards for ground-level ozone.

Scientists Will Simulate an Asteroid Impact with the Real Thing

The asteroid will pass close to Earth, but will safely continue on its way.

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

Study Shows More Intense Monsoon Storms on the Horizon

Storms are predicted to be less frequent, though more intense in the area south and west of the Mogollon Rim.

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