Science News

According to a team of astronomers, the universe since the Big Bang is not accelerating at the rate that researchers had previously thought.
Apr. 16, 2015
Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.
Apr. 16, 2015
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December and affected some communities in Arizona is waning.
Apr. 16, 2015
Researchers at the University of Arizona said Twitter posts could be used to accurately predict emergency room visits. The study focused on chronic conditions like asthma.
Apr. 15, 2015
New Mexico’s Game and Fish Department said a duck at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in southern New Mexico has tested positive for a highly virulent strain of bird flu.
Apr. 15, 2015
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.
Apr. 15, 2015
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.
Apr. 9, 2015
For a lot of people, taking part in science experiments ends after their last school science fair. But, there are people working to change that.
Apr. 8, 2015
Agreement Reached By New Mexico Dairy Industry, Environmental Advocates
Representatives for the dairy industry, environmental groups and state officials came to an agreement on how to revise rules regulating wastewater management and groundwater monitoring.
Apr. 7, 2015
Colorado River In Grand Canyon Ranked Most Endangered River In US
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.
Apr. 7, 2015
As drought across the West persists, the fight for water is getting more heated. In rural, southwestern New Mexico, the battle is over the Gila River.
Apr. 7, 2015
A new law will allow Arizonans to order their own lab tests without a doctor’s permission.
Apr. 6, 2015
As California implements mandatory water restrictions to deal with historic drought conditions, officials in Arizona say that’s not likely to happen in the Valley any time soon.
Apr. 2, 2015
When we picture education for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, we often think of scientific instruments like test tubes, robots and calculators. But how about musical instruments?
Mar. 27, 2015
Feds Try To Clean Uranium Found In Navajo Water
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.
Mar. 25, 2015
Arizona will soon be facing a physician shortage, particularly in rural areas. Is the state doing enough to attract new doctors and keep medical talent in state?
Mar. 25, 2015
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland announced Monday he is quitting the NFL because of concerns about the long-term effects of head trauma.
Mar. 20, 2015
Arizona Students
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.
Mar. 19, 2015
A total solar eclipse will occur Friday when the moon moves between the sun and the Earth.
Mar. 19, 2015
A new NASA app wants to give you the chance to help search for and track Near Earth Objects, like asteroids.
Mar. 19, 2015

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