Science News

Metro Phoenix is becoming recognized as a diverse hub of technology entrepreneurship. But the tech industry is still having trouble attracting some groups, particularly young women.
May. 11, 2015
Federal environmental regulators are praising Northern Arizona University for its use of renewable energy.
May. 11, 2015
Researchers from around the globe met at University of California, San Diego last week to decipher what the formation actually is.
May. 11, 2015
The pipeline break cut off water supplies at Roaring Springs and the Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail leading to the North Rim.
May. 11, 2015
As temperatures heat up, attendance goes down at Saguaro National Park. But there's still a budding reason to visit.
May. 11, 2015
The Phoenix Herpetological Society will soon be home to 10 freshwater crocodiles, a rarity in the United States.
May. 8, 2015
Along with a team from NASA, the National Science Foundation and others, Daniel Bowman made a recording 22 miles above the Earth and sped it up so humans could hear it.
May. 8, 2015
Health officials in Yavapai County are warning residents and visitors to the Mingus Mountain area, near Jerome, to take precautions after plague was found in a sick cat.
May. 8, 2015
According to preliminary data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, about 86 people died from exposure to excessive heat last year.
May. 8, 2015
New Mexico Senators Propose Wilderness Areas Within National Monument
New Mexico's two senators want to designate wilderness areas within one of the state's newest national monuments.
May. 7, 2015
Identifying The Nameless: Advancing The Science Of Human Decomposition To Identify Deceased Migrants
Brooks County, Texas, has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic investigators in Texas and Arizona are working to identify the deceased. But legal and logistical obstacles are a severe challenge.
May. 7, 2015
Experts say Arizona needs more emergency rooms. So Dignity Health is opening the first freestanding ER in Chandler.
May. 7, 2015
This week, ASU announced it’ll be opening a clinic in the Westward Ho hotel.
May. 7, 2015
At least 90,000 planes take off every day around the globe and about 100 of them make a call to a Phoenix call center to talk with one of five communication specialists.
May. 7, 2015
More than 90 percent of people experience earworms — songs or jingles that get stuck in your head and just won’t go away. Now three researchers from the University of Arizona are trying to find out why.
May. 7, 2015
Valley weather has been a little bizarre over the past week or so. So what’s going on? And does it give us any idea about what kind of summer we’ll have?
May. 6, 2015
Last week, Solar City announced it was relocating a number of workers out of Arizona in response to Salt River Project’s actions on solar rates and fees.
May. 6, 2015
One Los Alamos National Laboratory employee has been released from the hospital and another is in critical but stable condition after being burned in an accident last weekend at the nuclear weapons research facility.
May. 6, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service plans to move forward with implementing a drone program. The agency has been experimenting with the unmanned aircrafts for the last few years in its wildfire management.
May. 6, 2015
Park officials said National Park Service and Forest Service fire managers plan to burn 50 acres of predominantly ponderosa pine starting Thursday.
May. 6, 2015

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