As the FCC is auctioning off frequencies for 5G wireless technology, meteorologists are concerned about how close some of those frequencies could come to disrupting weather forecasts.

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NASA has chosen a group of small businesses, including three from Arizona, to receive a second phase of funding. The program supports innovation research and technology transfer for ideas that could benefit NASA’s mission and the U.S. economy.
May. 14, 2019
Arizona State University is one of 24 applicants to receive funding under the Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative. ASU will use the $6.25 million to track the origins of roadside bombs using pollen.
May. 17, 2019
As cable news outlets have cemented themselves more in the national consciousness, and online sources of information have become more popular than traditional newspapers in many places, it’s increasingly difficult to find unbiased news.
May. 17, 2019
There are a lot of stereotypes when it comes to older adults, but the one that probably gets the most play is the one about technology. Despite that, many Arizona seniors are learning to become more tech-savvy.
Survey Finds U.S. Grandparents Shatter Financial, Cultural Stereotypes
May. 16, 2019
In January, NASA’s New Horizons probe began sending observations from the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. Now the team is reporting what that data tells them – and what it doesn’t.
May. 15, 2019
More than 41 million people will experience some type of domestic violence in their lifetime, according to researchers who concluded that dentists could play a role in identifying assault.
May. 15, 2019
A plan to use synthetic trees to remove CO2 from the air is a step closer to reality. An Ireland-based firm is partnering with Arizona State University to deploy the technology.
May. 15, 2019
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
May. 15, 2019
A year ago, Hospice of the Valley invited a group of 15 people to participate in a fellowship program in which they came up with ideas that could improve care for people living with dementia. When a Phoenix Fire Department captain was selected to participate in the fellowship, his goal was pretty straight forward: educate Phoenix firefighter paramedics about dementia.
Phoenix First Responders Learning To Work With 2 Unique Populations
May. 13, 2019
The Federal Communications Commission estimates that about one-third of the people living on tribal lands don't have access to high-speed internet, but others say the figure is twice as high. That's partly because homes on remote reservations are spread far apart.
May. 15, 2019
Arizona is not the only place being affected by serious ozone levels. As hundreds of fires and high temperatures hit southern Mexico, the air quality is getting worse in cities like the capital, where many citizens are growing concerned.
May. 14, 2019
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has seen a record number of tick-borne diseases. That's spurred the CDC to launch a new protocol for recognizing a strain found here in the Southwest.
May. 13, 2019
Jeff Bezos has announced long-term plans for his space company Blue Origin, and Arizona State University will be along for the ride. The Amazon founder advocates going to space to save Earth, a vision that includes a permanent moon presence, off-world mining and eventual space habitats.
May. 10, 2019
A Tale Of 2 Hospitals: Public Health Care Design Evolves
Hospital design evolves as technology and health care evolve. For the Maricopa County public health system, that’s meant a need for more behavioral health beds for a growing population and more awareness for mental health. The final part of this series looks at the future of Maricopa Integrated Health System.
Part I: Maricopa County Public Health Care Today
Part II: County Hospital's Designer An Arizona Icon
May. 10, 2019
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, with annual treatment costs topping $8 billion. Now, a new study has found a novel way to improve one skin cancer surgery and lower medical costs: A letter from a colleague.
May. 9, 2019
Nearly 700 women in the U.S. die every year due to pregnancy-related causes, even though most of those deaths could be prevented.
May. 9, 2019
First responders across the state are changing how they react to a traumatic brain injury. The Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care protocol teaches first responders how to start treating a TBI on the scene.
May. 8, 2019
Raindrops continue to fall here in Phoenix despite the season.
May. 8, 2019
For Arizona hikers, saguaro cacti are an essential part of a Sonoran Desert trek. But one listener said she sees far more young, "saguaro-like" cacti than true fledgling saguaros on her hikes and wanted to know why.
May. 7, 2019
An independent intergovernmental body has issued a dire assessment of biodiversity, describing an “unprecedented” decline and “accelerating” species extinction rates.
May. 7, 2019