Science News

An amateur astronomer has picked up signals from a satellite NASA gave up for dead more than decade ago. But can the agency revive its comatose craft?
Feb. 7, 2018
New research suggests there are many kids who could have grown up to be inventors and innovators, but never had the chance, or the exposure to those scientific fields. That disparity was especially evident among kids from certain backgrounds.
Feb. 6, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest reports found the median snowpack amount to be just 22 percent of what it should be.
Feb. 6, 2018
Arizona state fish returns to the White Mountains this summer.
Feb. 6, 2018
Community health workers in Arizona are the people who are on the frontlines of public health, especially in rural areas and tribal communities.
Feb. 5, 2018
Some lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. House Bill 2109 came to be, in part, because a group of students in Cottonwood.
Feb. 5, 2018
Deaths from heroin tripled between 2012 and 2016 in Arizona, while some health workers believe there is an epidemic of infectious disease in some of the state’s small rural communities.
Feb. 2, 2018
Super Bowl 52 is going to be played on Sunday in Minneapolis, with tens of thousands of fans living and dying with the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. This Super Bowl is aiming to be a zero-waste event. What does that mean? How can it be accomplished? With me to talk about that is Colin Tetreault, senior sustainability scholar at ASU.
Feb. 2, 2018
More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. There is extensive Alzheimer’s-related research going on in Arizona, and a number of advances have been made, including in the realm of diet and nutrition.
Feb. 2, 2018
“There’s a question of representation,” said fourth year dental student Sarah Yankton Hill. The Society of American Indian Dentists found there are fewer than 300 American Indian dentists to serve a population of 5.2 million Native Americans.
Feb. 2, 2018
Over 19,000 cases have been reported, the most since the H1N1 epidemic.
Feb. 2, 2018
As a wildfire near Coolidge, dubbed the “River Fire” passes the one-hundred-acre mark, officials are concerned about weather conditions that fuel flames.
Feb. 2, 2018
The National Weather Service offices in Arizona's two major desert cities say January was the warmest on record for Tucson and the third warmest for Phoenix.
Feb. 1, 2018
Thousands of Arizona mines have boomed and busted in the state’s history. Now, decades after the heyday, the federal government and scientists are working to keep humans out of abandoned sites while still inviting bats in.
Feb. 1, 2018
Advocates want to protect endangered species, say that Trump administration plan puts wolves in more danger.
Jan. 31, 2018
For the first time in 152 years, a super moon, blue moon and total lunar eclipse will coincide on Wednesday. Joining us to discuss this celestial trifecta is Brendan Mullan, astrophysicist and assistant professor of physics at Point Park University.
Jan. 30, 2018
“What we need from the people of Arizona and from the leadership of Arizona is support for the students from Arizona that want to go to one of the three public universities,” said ASU President Michael Crow.
Jan. 30, 2018
Wild rice growing in northern Australia could hold the key to breeding a grain that is drought and pest resistant.
Jan. 29, 2018
Residents in the Payson area may see and smell smoke this week. That’s because Tonto National Forest officials will be conducting prescribed fire treatments through Feb. 2.
Jan. 27, 2018
High level research related to gene therapy has been going on for a couple of decades.
Jan. 26, 2018

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