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Arizona researchers have found evidence of a historical drought in southern California trees, and the plants can tell water managers how to prepare for the future.
Mar. 16, 2018
Technology changes in dramatic ways every day, and we’ve seen a lot of very popular programs simply disappear. But now a team from Yale University is working to restore some obsolete software applications. To learn more, The Show's Steve Goldstein is joined by Euan Cochrane, digital preservation manager at Yale.
Mar. 13, 2018
On Saturday, Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff will celebrate the grand re-opening of the telescope Clyde Tombaugh used to discover Pluto nearly 90 years ago. Here to talk about this is the observatory's archival restoration specialist, Peter Rosenthal.
Mar. 9, 2018
Last month, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket made headlines as the first privately built heavy lift rocket to enter space. Now, Orbital ATK’s Chandler-based Launch Vehicle Division plans to join them.
Mar. 8, 2018
Experts estimate coastal flooding will pose the largest socioeconomic impact of sea level rise in this century. But forecasting flood hazards related to climate change requires looking somewhere beyond the sea.
Mar. 7, 2018
Finding out about your family genealogy is becoming easier, as companies allow you to send in a DNA sample, and will tell you where you’re from. But how accurate are these tests?
Mar. 7, 2018
I’m right-handed, but I have a left-handed brother. About 90 percent of the population is right-handed, but we’re not exactly sure why.
Mar. 5, 2018
The city of Phoenix has formed an interagency team to develop a full strategic plan to increase support and reduce suicide among veterans, service members and their families.
Mar. 5, 2018
New findings that suggest the oldest stars formed 180 million years after the Big Bang. The study is a collaboration between ASU and MIT and was published this week in the journal Nature.
Mar. 2, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has issued an Executive Order specifying new rules for testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona.
Mar. 2, 2018
Havasupai Children Write Letters To Trump, Asking For End To Canyon Mining
The children’s letter campaign was led by a visibly emotional Arizona Rep. Eric Descheenie, who waited for other runners at a footbridge that guides hundreds of thousands of people a year over the turquoise waters of Havasu Creek into Supai and the waterfalls that tumble beyond the village.
Mar. 2, 2018
For most of us, going to the gym is the best way to build muscle. But for some scientists, the laboratory is an ideal spot.
Mar. 1, 2018
Population growth in the region surrounding the U.S.-Mexico border is putting pressure on our limited water supply. For more on the big issues facing water in the border region, The Show's Lauren Gilger got a hold of Ed Archuleta, director of water initiative at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Mar. 1, 2018
Why do women get an abortion? A proposed law would require Arizona abortion providers to report more of that information and other details about the procedure. Supporters say it will improve the state's data, but opponents argue it’s just one more way to limit access and shame women.
Mar. 1, 2018
Navajo President Cancels Wild Horse Hunt
Navajo Nation officials have declared an emergency drought. At the same time the tribe is grappling with the impacts of wild horses overgrazing on the dry landscape.
Feb. 28, 2018
Phoenix temperatures will stay below normal over the next couple of days, but the above average temperatures will be back next week.
Feb. 28, 2018
Arizona experts look ahead at ways to prevent dust storm caused auto accidents this year.
Feb. 28, 2018
An amateur astronomer from Rosario, Argentina, has accomplished an historic first: capturing the initial moments of a supernova explosion on film.
Feb. 28, 2018
Urban Waterfronts Conference In Yuma A Nod To Conservation Efforts
The Waterfront Center, based in Washington, D.C., honored Yuma with an Excellence on the Waterfront award in 2014. An official said this is one of the reasons the center chose to hold their annual Urban Waterfronts Conference in Yuma.
Feb. 26, 2018
For stroke survivors, brain injury doesn't always stop when the stroke has passed. Now, researchers at University of Arizona and Stanford University School of Medicine have moved one step closer to understanding why.
Feb. 26, 2018

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