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Scientists study fire's effects on rare garter snake

FLAGSTAFF — Following a fire that ripped through northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon last summer, scientists are only now beginning to study the effects on sensitive plants and species.

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Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Ebola training at University of Arizona Medical Center

Cases of Ebola in Dallas and Spain prompts protocol review.

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Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

Influenza is our deadliest virus, Arizonans are reminded

State's health director worries about clogged emergency rooms amid anxiety over Ebola.

October 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Five myths about Ebola

Five myths about Ebola

Closer look shows risks, separates fact from fiction in this crisis.

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Extreme case of brown recluse spiders drives owners from home

Extreme case of brown recluse spiders drives owners from home

WELDON SPRING, Mo. — A home with prime views of the third and fourth holes at Whitmoor Country Club has been vacant for two years because of a creepy crawly problem.

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FDA fast-tracks UA-developed valley fever drug

FDA fast-tracks UA-developed valley fever drug

The anti-fungal product has been in the works here since 2005.

October 02, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
First Ebola case diagnosed in US

First Ebola case diagnosed in US

The unidentified patient is being kept in isolation at a Dallas hospital.

September 30, 2014 2:13 pmLoading…
Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Phenology: Observe more about the natural world

Events designed to help you be more aware of whats around you.

September 20, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Tips to protect pets in storms, flooding

Tips to protect pets in storms, flooding

It’s important to protect your pets from severe weather, especially with  potential for quickly rising waters.

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Garden Sage: Beetles, a snake plant and curling lemon tree leaves

Garden Sage: Beetles, a snake plant and curling lemon tree leaves

Thrips are tiny insects that disfigure citrus leaves by feeding on new growth.  

September 13, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Arizona man bitten by rattlesnake at grocery store

Frank Anner was bitten just above the ankle.

September 12, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

ASU's Charles Arntzen pioneered the plant biotechnology that led to an Ebola treatment.

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Bighorns finding their footing, wildlife officials say

Bighorns finding their footing, wildlife officials say

"Encouraging developments" could mean another transplant of the wild sheep.

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Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Pawsitively Cats celebrates its 4th birthday

Musicians Ron Pandy and Stefan George will get the PAWty meowing. 

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Tohono Chul bloom night likely this week

Tohono Chul bloom night likely this week

Cactus comes to life with beautiful blooms once a year.

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Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health

UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.

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Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Bighorn sheep numbers remain same

Lambs born in mountains appear healthy, growing.

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Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo hosts elephant baby shower Sunday

Reid Park Zoo celebrates pending birth of first calf born at zoo. 

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Dog owners: FREE distemper vaccinations through July

Dog owners: FREE distemper vaccinations through July

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona hosted another community vaccination clinic last weekend — with free distemper vaccinations in an effort to protect the community’s dogs from the deadly distemper virus.

June 24, 2014 1:09 pmLoading…

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