Science News

New Ozone Standards Discussed In Four Corners Region
A coalition of government, industry and citizen groups are meeting Monday in Colorado to discuss air quality in the Four Corners region. The discussion will include new federal requirements on ozone emissions.
Nov. 6, 2015
A new study shows only about half of wild California condors live long enough to raise a chick. The researchers found one of the threats faced by the endangered birds is wildfire.
Nov. 6, 2015
Researchers at University of Arizona will be working with the Tucson Fire Department and others on a new three-year project aimed at preventing firefighters from getting cancer.
Nov. 5, 2015
Scientists are learning about forces affecting Mars atmosphere now that could provide clues to the planet’s history.
Nov. 5, 2015
Here's a look at five important incidents, according to the Arizona Geological Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Nov. 4, 2015
Hickman's Family Farms has over 9 million chickens across four farms in Arizona. Locals are complaining the farms are too close to homes and making residents sick.
Nov. 4, 2015
Antibiotic requests are common for doctors. In addition to antibiotic resistance, there may be an even bigger reason why we should not be overprescribing antibiotics and that has to do with the bacteria that live on your body.
Nov. 3, 2015
A few earthquakes shook the valley Sunday night with no damage or injuries reported. Seismologists say that while earthquakes are uncommon in Arizona, they do happen, with these being even more unique.
Nov. 2, 2015
More Bighorn Sheep Coming To Santa Catalinas Near Tucson
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is proceeding with a planned relocation of bighorn sheep to the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.
Nov. 2, 2015
Since 2011, more than 2,000 people in Arizona each year visit the emergency room for heat illness.
Nov. 2, 2015
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency recently lowered it standards for ozone from 75 parts per billion to 70 parts per billion.
Oct. 30, 2015
Earthlings will get a visitor from outer space this Halloween as an asteroid makes a close approach.
Oct. 30, 2015
A fossil discovered in southern Utah adds a turtle with a pig nose to the list of animals that roamed with the dinosaurs.
Oct. 29, 2015
Arizona has recorded cases of influenza already this fall and the flu season extends into spring. Now is the time to take action to avoid this illness.
Oct. 28, 2015
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft Wednesday will plunge into the icy plume flowing from the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, looking for clues into the habitability of the moon’s ocean.
Oct. 27, 2015
Diabetes and obesity plague people all across the country, but they affect Arizona Native Americans particularly. While health-care providers rely on modern medicine, they’re also bringing back traditional knowledge, combating new challenges with populations sometimes resistant to Western science.
Oct. 27, 2015
Tonight is a full moon, and it just might make us crazy. At least that’s what people have believed for millennia. But science has yet to prove whether the so-called “lunar effect” is real.
Oct. 27, 2015
US Consulate Supports Environmental Projects In Juárez
Community organizations in the Mexican border city of Juárez are working to improve the environmental health of their city — with a little help from the U.S. Consulate.
Oct. 26, 2015
According to the CDC, four of 10 adolescent girls and six of 10 adolescent boys haven’t started the HPV vaccine series. And in Arizona, those numbers are even higher.
Oct. 26, 2015
A livestock virus found first in a horse that had traveled to Arizona closely resembles foot-and-mouth disease has spread to nine counties in Southern Utah.
Oct. 26, 2015

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