A small team of professionals and students is taking on an ambitious project. They are constructing a large-scale model of the Earth in a remote part of Arizona. Local and international support is helping to make it a reality.
A recent spinal cord injury has left a young Scottsdale man without the use of his legs. But an experimental device never before used was implanted into his spinal cord, and while the hope is for him to walk again, that isn’t the main goal of the experiment.
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.
The University of Arizona is turning empty lots at 7th Street and Van Buren Street in Downtown Phoenix into what they call a world-class medical school. And it appears the world is noticing, though it still lags behind other U.S. cities.
The University of Arizona and the University of Hawaii, with support from NASA and Lockheed Martin, are coming to the rescue of a major telescope which was in danger of shutting down because of budget constraints.
Data from a mountain lion tracking project in Texas show the population is stable and may be growing. But this project is taking place on private land and most of the test area is owned by ranchers, who historically have no love lost for mountain lions.