Growing bark beetle populations have decimated forests in the western United States, with some damage to northern and eastern Arizona forests. But local research is getting closer to a “solution” that may help.
With the spotlight on police shootings around the country, many departments are relying more heavily on so-called “less than lethal” force to subdue arrestees. New research shows the effects of tasers may last longer than previously thought.
A conservation group has named the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon as the most endangered river in the United States. The ranking is based on two large-scale development projects as well as the potential for future uranium mining.
During the Cold War, mining companies extracted four million tons of uranium from Navajo land to make nuclear weapons. Uranium left a deadly legacy. And the federal government is still cleaning up the contamination.
Starting this weekend Arizona high school students are participating in regional robotics competitions. The goal behind the competition is to inspire students to explore careers in science and technology.