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A recent survey done by Cigna found that Americans — particularly young people — are lonely. Of the 20,000 participants, about half said they feel alone or left out always or sometimes.
Jun. 4, 2018
Theranos made a big splash in Arizona in 2015 when Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed the company with open arms. At that stage, it was seen as an innovator in the realm of medical testing and equipment — including a portable blood analyzer that only needed a simple finger prick.
Jun. 4, 2018
The Trump administration has made no secret of the fact that it wants to increase our nation’s production of oil and gas, making many policy moves to make that happen. One of them is to open up bidding for oil and gas companies on federal lands in Northern Arizona.
Jun. 4, 2018
A space systems company is moving its U.S. headquarters to Mesa.
Jun. 4, 2018
A study by the University of Arizona explored individuals’ psychological perceptions of e-book ownership.
Jun. 3, 2018
Scientists analyzing Pluto data from the New Horizons spacecraft believe they have, for the first time, found dunes made of frozen methane.
Jun. 1, 2018
A new University of Arizona study has found a link between poor sleep quality and nighttime cravings for food.
Jun. 1, 2018
Even your surgery can have its own soundtrack. Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jun. 1, 2018
Faith and science aren’t considered to be comfortable companions to many people. The question is often whether a person can strongly believe in God while also having confidence in the evidence that science provides for our existence and the universe around us.
Jun. 1, 2018
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) has received a more than $6.5 million dollar federal grant, which it will share with researchers in Utah.
Jun. 1, 2018
Short On Water In The Mountains? Beavers, To The Rescue
Without the beavers’ work, their engineering prowess, this diverse wetland at North St. Vrain Creek wouldn’t be there. The valley bottom instead would slowly transform back into a grassy plain and the stream would return to its banks, cutting deeper into the landscape. The whole ecosystem would suffer.
May. 31, 2018
NASA has selected its 2018 crop of small businesses to receive funding supporting innovation research and technology transfer, with seven awards going to Arizona.
May. 31, 2018
This Thursday, The Show spoke with a guest who thinks one thing that is essential in shaping the future of healthcare is including more women in it.
May. 31, 2018
The problems facing the future of healthcare are complex, from the Affordable Care Act, to the affordability of care, to the lack of transparency around pricing.
May. 31, 2018
Shows like "CSI" and "Bones" have raised the profile of the law’s scientific side. But what goes into a real-life forensic science education? Take a look inside the forensic science program at Arizona State University's West campus.
May. 31, 2018
In 2014, Phoenix adopted a "Complete Streets" ordinance with the goal of designing the city to be more accommodating to pedestrians and bicyclists.
May. 31, 2018
Residents of Hawaii continue to feel the effects of Kilauea volcano, its lava still moving quickly on the big island. And now, health officials on Guam — 4,000 miles away — are warning residents about volcanic haze as a result of the eruption.
May. 30, 2018
A trio of Phoenix-area organizations on Wednesday is launching the Water Public Art Challenge, the third challenge the groups have issued over the past few years.
May. 30, 2018
Studies of traumatic brain injury revealed links to dementia and memory loss among veterans and NFL players. But there’s one group that has been largely overlooked — survivors of domestic violence. A program in Phoenix is beginning to change that.
May. 30, 2018
Over Memorial Day weekend, the state education department asked the public for feedback on the draft of new science standards, but its website crashed.
May. 29, 2018

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