More than six years after Voyager 1 left the sun’s protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields, Voyager 2 has become the second human-made object to enter interstellar space.
In Arizona, we have seen an alarming spike in syphilis cases in women and newborns. But, the University of California’s Institute for Prediction Technology predicts where outbreaks like this will happen. And, they do that by using social media.
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This week, the Geminid meteor shower is supposed to peak and the best nights to see it will be Thursday and Friday night.
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The first gene-edited food is starting to make its way into everyday products. Soybeans that have been edited to make their oil contain less trans fats will now go into production for things like granola bars and cooking oils, making them healthier.
The Takeaway: China Leads The World In Carbon Emissions; Can It Be Part Of The Global Solution?
China is both the world’s largest carbon polluter, and a major player at the current climate summit in Poland, where the world is watching for what China will bring to the table.
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
A research team at the University of Arizona recently found that when young women believe men’s roles in society as caregivers are rapidly increasing, they are more likely to imagine themselves as the primary breadwinner of their future families.
NASA’s mission to reach an asteroid was finally successful last week. Now, researches at the University of Arizona will present preliminary findings from the OSIRIS-REx mission at the American Geophysical Union beginning Monday in Washington, D.C.
An international team of scientists has found evidence of protoplanets forming in the dust rings around 12 young stars in the constellation Taurus.
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opposed the mine.
The 7th annual Dental Mission of Mercy wrapped up Saturday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. About 2,000 people were provided more than $2 million worth of free dentistry in two days.
Just before Thanksgiving, an E. coli outbreak led government officials to announce that romaine lettuce shouldn’t be eaten at all. FDA rules related to agricultural water standards were on the verge of being implemented, but they’ve been pushed back and compliance dates extended.
You are one step closer to being able to hail a self-driving car here in the Valley.
Earlier in 2018, KJZZ reported that some seniors who live in long-term care facilities are not getting their oral healthcare needs met. But an act of Congress could change that.
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brian Science has received a grant to understand why more women than men have Alzheimer’s disease.
Roughly 9.5 million women cannot conceive children due to an abnormality of the uterus. Now, transplants from deceased donors may offer a new, risky and expensive option. But, with other means available, is it one worth exploring?
More and more of us have smart TVs, appliances and other devices connected to the Internet of Things. A group of researchers and industry officials in Arizona and elsewhere is working on ways to shore up security on those devices and try to inoculate them from cyberattacks.
Health in Harmony is a planetary health organization. The folks there work on improving our planet’s biodiversity and health, and they do it using some less than obvious solutions. Case in point: In Borneo. For the last decade, they’ve been tackling deforestation by providing healthcare for the families and communities living around the rain forest.
As water managers and state officials across the Southwest get closer to nailing down a deal on the future of the Colorado River’s water, a new study shows another source of water may not be assured in the future.
Fewer Arizona eighth, tenth and twelfth graders report smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days, but more are vaping and using marijuana.
The Takeaway: Long After The Flames, Smoke From Wildfires Pose Health Dangers
It’s been nearly a month since intense wildfires ravaged Northern California. The deadly Camp Fire left thousands without a place to call home. But as Californians rebuild, a new investigation suggests that wildfires are leaving behind profound health concerns for people in the state.