Science News

Being a doctor or nurse can be a stressful job. Studies have shown health care providers are at risk for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental-health issues.
May. 14, 2015
Living in the desert in the midst of an extended drought can lead people to change their decision-making process. For a lot of people who live in the Valley, that has meant turning to desert landscaping around their homes and using xeriscape techniques to conserve water.
May. 14, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service has signed a record of decision on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative, also known as 4Fri.
May. 14, 2015
A strong winter storm is heading into northern Arizona and it’s likely to bring snow to the high country this weekend.
May. 14, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has named a new director to lead the state's Department of Health Services.
May. 14, 2015
The Mexican gray wolf recovery program has been controversial since its inception. And Its not just political opposition causing issues. A lack of genetic diversity and inbreeding also pose a major threat to the endangered species’ recovery.
May. 14, 2015
From farmers to city dwellers, the people who rely on the Colorado River have made steady progress in using water more efficiently over the last few decades.
May. 13, 2015
We spoke with one of the presenters, Lezli Engelking. She’s the president of FOCUS: Foundation of Cannabis Unified Standards.
May. 13, 2015
Officials say it may be after Memorial Day until the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests implement fire restrictions.
May. 12, 2015
Newly Approved Rattlesnake Anti-Venom Under UA Study
Federal approval of a new rattlesnake anti-venom will allow researchers to better understand how to treat bites from the wide variety of venomous rattlers found in Arizona.
May. 12, 2015
Metro Phoenix is becoming recognized as a diverse hub of technology entrepreneurship. But the tech industry is still having trouble attracting some groups, particularly young women.
May. 11, 2015
Federal environmental regulators are praising Northern Arizona University for its use of renewable energy.
May. 11, 2015
Researchers from around the globe met at University of California, San Diego last week to decipher what the formation actually is.
May. 11, 2015
The pipeline break cut off water supplies at Roaring Springs and the Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail leading to the North Rim.
May. 11, 2015
As temperatures heat up, attendance goes down at Saguaro National Park. But there's still a budding reason to visit.
May. 11, 2015
The Phoenix Herpetological Society will soon be home to 10 freshwater crocodiles, a rarity in the United States.
May. 8, 2015
Along with a team from NASA, the National Science Foundation and others, Daniel Bowman made a recording 22 miles above the Earth and sped it up so humans could hear it.
May. 8, 2015
Health officials in Yavapai County are warning residents and visitors to the Mingus Mountain area, near Jerome, to take precautions after plague was found in a sick cat.
May. 8, 2015
According to preliminary data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, about 86 people died from exposure to excessive heat last year.
May. 8, 2015
New Mexico Senators Propose Wilderness Areas Within National Monument
New Mexico's two senators want to designate wilderness areas within one of the state's newest national monuments.
May. 7, 2015

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