The Arizona Game and Fish department is set to receive nearly $26 million in federal dollars. The money will go towards funding conservation projects like relocating wildlife and restoring aquatic habitats.
Hundreds of Navajo farmers lost their crops last season because a Colorado mine spill shut down the San Juan River. The federal government says the water’s OK. But the Navajo canal remains closed. And the question of whether to turn the water on has divided the community.
A group of scientists at Northern Arizona University is now working on a way to make a computerized bionic ankle act like a real leg. Inspired by the animal world, they’ve got a new idea about how muscles behave like springs.
Astronauts could be at risk for lung diseases if they ever make extended visits to the Moon. That’s the implication of a study that used volcanic soil from northern Arizona as a substitute for lunar dust.