Science News

When it comes to your health during the holidays, it’s a good time to remember it can be a wonderful life.
Dec. 21, 2015
For more than a century, the National Audubon Society has enlisted citizen scientists across the country and abroad for a holiday bird survey. This year’s count is Dec. 14 to Jan. 5.
Dec. 21, 2015
A recent survey by the Pew Research Center measured the interest of science and health stories from online adults. While stories of science and technology are often grouped with stories of health and medicine, different groups often discern interest in the two.
Dec. 21, 2015
Almost 10,000 Christmas tree permits have been issued this season on national forest lands in northern Arizona. Getting into the holiday spirit can also help restore health to overstocked forests.
Dec. 21, 2015
It isn’t often middle school students are selected to represent their country internationally. It also isn’t often that girls and minorities are given a chance to succeed in fields like science and technology. But new opportunity in a small country halfway across the world may help empower local communities often left behind in STEM fields.
Dec. 18, 2015
Dec. 17 marked the extended deadline for enrolling in a federally-administered Health Insurance Marketplace plan to receive coverage on Jan. 1.
Dec. 17, 2015
After the deadly earthquake struck in April, Jeffrey Kargel, a research scientist in UA’s hydrology and water resources department, wanted to help his friends and colleagues in that Asian country.
Dec. 16, 2015
University of Arizona space programs turn out some stunning photos each year — and Time magazine has taken notice.
Dec. 16, 2015
Weather patterns have caused a bit of a shortage of some vegetables. As a result, they’re costing more at the market.
Dec. 15, 2015
Ever dream of being an astronaut? Now is your chance — NASA is accepting applications for aspiring space travelers.
Dec. 15, 2015
A surprising amount beauty hidden in the scientific process — and ASU researchers have the photos to prove it.
Dec. 15, 2015
The historic climate agreement reached last week is just the beginning of the effort, said a University of Arizona professor who was in Paris.
Dec. 14, 2015
The public comment period is open for a proposed pipeline that would carry water from Lake Powell to southern Utah.
Dec. 14, 2015
The drought in the West has revived questions about who wins and loses when there's not enough water. But for Native American tribes, this is nothing new. Many spent years in court fighting for their water and only in recent years have some started seeing the benefits.
Dec. 14, 2015
Honesty is the best policy in healthcare these days…our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Dec. 14, 2015
Deserts like the American Southwest are expected to get drier as the climate warms. That’s bad news for soil microbes, according to a global study co-authored by researchers at Northern Arizona University.
Dec. 11, 2015
Planetary scientists intend to use a new type of drill to look for signs of life far beneath the surface of Mars. But before the drill can be used in space, engineers must first try it out in the most similar environments Earth can provide.
Dec. 11, 2015
Arizona is dotted with tiny communities in remote reaches of the state. That can make transportation difficult for people, goods and even blood.
Dec. 11, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service signed a decision yesterday to begin restoration work on 15,000 acres of forest near the city of Williams.
Dec. 11, 2015
As the result of a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico, the Colorado River received a pulse flow of water in spring 2014 that once again connected the river to the Gulf of California.
Dec. 11, 2015

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