Science News

Airplane
New research suggests that noise, combined with exposure to jet fuels, could cause hearing and cognitive problems
Aug. 27, 2015
Arizona State University logo
Arizona State University will be leading its first NASA mission. The school will build and operate a small spacecraft, which will map water-ice on the moon’s south pole.
Aug. 27, 2015
Orion mock capsule
Before mankind takes that giant leap to Mars, there are a lot of smaller steps men and women are taking here on Earth to prepare for the mission.
Aug. 27, 2015
A new data center is opening Thursday at a Salt River Project utility substation in Gilbert. However, it will be operated by another company.
Aug. 26, 2015
The body that oversees the accreditation of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix has notified the school there are areas of noncompliance.
Aug. 26, 2015
ASU School for the Future of Innovation in Society logo
A new school at ASU aims to look at the relationship between tech and society; it’s called the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.
Aug. 26, 2015
TechShops
If you’re an inventor or even just a tinkerer, acquiring a well-stocked space to create can often be an expensive prospect. The cost of the needed equipment used to be a roadblock for many would be inventors, but places known as “makers labs” are starting to change that.
Aug. 26, 2015
wolf specialist Jeff Dolphin
The reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf remains controversial with several groups including members of the White Mountain Apaches, cattle ranchers, elk hunters and residents of the Blue Range wilderness area where the reintroduction is taking place.
Aug. 25, 2015
uber
Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology.
Aug. 25, 2015
There’s a been a lot of attention nationwide about the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on crops and animals. But what about in Arizona?
Aug. 25, 2015
Canyon Mine
A petition submitted today by a nonprofit environmental group seeks to trigger federal reform of uranium mining regulations on public lands.
Aug. 25, 2015
Water sprinkler
How should Arizona cities incentivize water conservation? A new report from the group Western Resource Advocates argues cities in the West can use cost to motivate more water-conscious development.
Aug. 21, 2015
Bureau of Land Management logo
This week, the Bureau of Land Management unveiled a strategy for re-vegetating areas affected by wildfires and other natural disasters.
Aug. 21, 2015
Arizona State University logo
Arizona State University saw a record number of freshmen enroll this fall, so it’s no surprise when it launched its first science massive open online course, or MOOC, Thursday it saw some big numbers.
Aug. 21, 2015
VirTra Simulator
Over the past 10 years, entertainment-simulator developer VirTra Systems has set their sights on a new market — developing training simulators for police and the military.
Aug. 21, 2015
bald eagle in a nest
Arizona bald eagles had their most productive breeding season this year since they were listed as an endangered species in 1978. Wildlife officials report the increase is indicative of long term population growth.
Aug. 20, 2015
Rudy Ayala and Dr. Javier Cárdenas
Citing increased awareness on the dangers of head injuries, a neurologist said he expects an increase in the number of concussions reported this fall by Arizona high school football players.
Aug. 19, 2015
cirtus grove
Researchers want to know if climates like Arizona’s offer citrus trees some natural protections against greening.
Aug. 19, 2015
brown dog tick
Two people in Coconino County are recovering from a rare disease called tularemia, also know as rabbit fever. These are the first confirmed cases of tularemia in Coconino County in a decade.
Aug. 19, 2015
NASA's InSight lander
If you’ve dreamed of setting foot on Earth’s moon or another planet, NASA is offering the next best thing — your name in space for eternity.
Aug. 19, 2015

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