So far, there are three confirmed cases of vaping-related respiratory illness in Maricopa County as medical professionals brace for more. Nationwide, seven people have died and the Center for Disease Control reports more than 380 cases of vaping-released hospitalizations in 37 states.
Listen to Andrew Lewton showing Giles Johnston how to tear apart technology at HeatSync Labs in Mesa. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
In Hermosillo, Sonora, Zuma Energia’s half-a-million-panel, 162-megawatt solar power plant generates enough energy to power over 200,000 Mexican homes. This project — and many like it — was the fruit of long-term energy auctions. But early this year, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador canceled the fourth round of those auctions.
The number of uninsured people in Arizona went up significantly from a year ago, according to Census numbers out last week. The new numbers say 55,000 more Arizonans went uninsured in 2018 compared to 2017.
A group of activists is using virtual reality technology to show the impacts of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation. In 1979, a dam broke at a uranium mill's evaporation pond. That breach was the largest accidental release of radioactive material in U.S. history.
Surprise is now the second Dementia Friendly City in the state, which means Surprise will partner with aging experts and organizations to provide a free, bimonthly Memory Café, as well as community events.
Discussions related to climate change typically focus on science and data, how temperatures have risen or greenhouse gas emissions or melting icecaps, and stories have been written that fit comfortably in that genre, whether they’re dystopian or slightly more uplifting.
The Union of Concerned Scientists on Tuesday held a forum in Washington, D.C., to discuss the effects of rising temperatures on health, safety and infrastructure. The forum was based on its July report, “Killer Heat in the United States.”
Permits to visit the Wave, the famed natural rock formation known for it's swirling bands of sandstone in a range of white and red hues, can be hard to come by. The Bureau of Land Management currently limits access to the hiking trail to 20 visitors a day.
When it comes to water and how it's used in Arizona, two of the most criticized locations are golf courses and swimming pools. In a desert area, why would we devote a precious resource to these seemingly less important activities?
The long lifespans of saguaros can complicate scientists’ attempts to understand their population patterns. Now, researchers have used a 48-year data set to see how topography influences how climate affects the plants.
Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas has announced the third baby born in connection with its uterus transplant clinical trial. The baby was born from a womb provided by a healthy anonymous donor to a woman with absolute uterine factor infertility, a condition in which the uterus is absent or does not function.