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Researchers, Philosophers Explore Theories of Consciousness

Despite ongoing exploration of consciousness and its concepts, the future of the study remains unknown.

AZ Week: State Economic Growth Slow But Steady, Experts Say

Tucson job growth under 1% since 2012, will continue lagging for couple more years, report figures show.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

'Maker Movement' Growing in Tucson, Communities Globally

More local residents getting into making stuff; 2 organizations participate in first-ever event promoting such craft.

Tucson Develops New Smartphone App to Fight Graffiti

"MyTucson" is used by the city to help with problem; study says it spent about $1M on graffiti removal in 2012.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

NASA Changes Worry Tucson Planetary Science

New grant-funding structure promises more money for planetary research, but local scientist negative impacts.

The Silver Screen vs. The Handheld Screen

Film writer Chris Dashiell reflects on how the cinematic experience changed as movies transition from theaters to television to the palm of your hand

Pima Ends Photo Radar Program

Board voted 4-0 not to renew traffic camera contract; supervisors may consider another version, targeting school zones.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

NPR: Company Plans to Launch Balloon Ride to Stratosphere

World View, a new space tourism company in Tucson, would offer option to passengers as early as 2015; price about $75K.

UA Mineral Museum Receives Its Largest Donation Ever

The collection will help create database used for non-destructive sampling technology.

New Bus Payment System Challenging Riders

Passes not reflecting payments in first days of new 'smart card' fare

Virtual Generation Grows Up

New film explores effects of childhood spent behind computer screen

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