Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
The city of Tempe will soon start installing a new system to help the hard of hearing while they visit the library. Hearing loops send a clear stream of audio from the person speaking into a hearing aid or cochlear implant.
When you think about processed foods, you probably think about Cheetos or Doritos — the kinds of foods that you might not really know what’s in them. But processed foods aren’t all bad, according to biologist and science writer Nicola Temple.
Arizona’s bald eagle population has continued to grow since the birds were removed from the endangered species list in 2007. Every year a dedicated group of biologists camp out and watch the next generation from egg to first flight.
Colorado River flows are at some of their lowest levels since records have been kept. Arizona and other states rely on the lessening Colorado River water, and at the same time drought is expanding in Arizona.
Studies show that where one falls on the wealth ladder is directly correlated with health outcomes. And though the U.S. is the wealthiest country in the world, where that wealth falls is getting increasingly uneven. The consequences of this uneven distribution are changing status of people's health.
When the next Mars rover launches in 2020, it will sport a sidekick: a football-sized scout helicopter. NASA will test the chopper’s feasibility on the Red Planet and use its bird’s-eye view to improve mission planning and rover navigation.