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Winter Rains, Snowfall Improve Arizona Water Picture

Many years of above normal precipitation still needed to recover from drought.

Meeting at the Intersection of Diplomacy and Science

Ambassadors, science advisers, researchers to tackle science diplomacy topics.

Satellites Reveal Shrinking Water, Bare Shorelines in Lower Grand Canyon

The drought-driven changes could affect recreation and wildlife.

At Arizona's Kartchner Caverns, Science Supports Stewardship — And Vice Versa

The Cochise County landmark is more than just a tourist draw.

Shrinking Lake Mead Water Levels Could Trigger Official Shortage

50 percent chance for cuts to water shares.

NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires

Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.

Looking for Food-Borne Pathogens in Unusual Places

The Yuma agriculture industry wants to know what carries the pathogens and how far.

Former UA President Robert Shelton to Head Telescope Project

Shelton, the university's 19th president, has experience with global observatories.

Arizona Still Untouched by Disease Deadly to Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease has affected herds in other Western states.

Creating Rules of the Road for Hazardous Space Junk

UA's Moriba Jah is an author on NASA-commissioned study on managing space traffic

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft 'Aces' Its First Deep-Space Maneuver

Engines fired to set up gravity assist for the UA-led mission's spacecraft.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Up To 30 Percent Water, Study Says

The findings provide clues to how the dwarf planet was formed.

UA Camera Catches Glimpse of Earth, Moon from Mars

Scientists took images while calibrating space instrument.

Oro Valley Student's Science Project Chosen for Competition

Amanda Minke's lead-reducing water filter among 300 student projects competing.

Growing Bat Population Good for Tequila Drinkers

The once endangered long-nosed bat may come off the federal protection list.

ASU Completes Largest-Ever Study of microRNA

The previously little-understood miRNAs are likely major players in gene expression.

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