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National Academy Of Sciences

Climate change hitting home, says White House report led by UA

The Southwest is heating faster than the rest of the country. Sea levels are rising. Oceans are acidifying. The North Atlantic’s hurricanes are intensifying. Piñon and lodgepole pines are dying.

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Picking the brain of a noted UA neurobiologist

Picking the brain of a noted UA neurobiologist

John Hildebrand yearns for a 'Sputnik moment' to spur support of scientific research.

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Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

The government's program of rounding up wild horses and burros is costly and does little to stem the growth of herds - and may actually be helping herds grow, a new report says.

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Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

Report: Roundups may boost wild horse numbers

The BLM estimates that there are 502 wild horses and 3,194 wild burros in Arizona, with ideal numbers less than half that. Thirty U.S. House members are urging new Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the government’s wild horse management program and its spiraling budget that they say …

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Study: Babies born after moms’ weight loss surgery are healthier

WASHINGTON — Of the many powers mothers wield, few are more extraordinary than the power to nudge a child’s health prospects in one direction or another simply by having incubated that child in her womb. Research is uncovering more and more instances in which a pregnant woman’s own health is…

May 31, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
2 profs elected to Nat'l Academy of Sciences

2 profs elected to Nat'l Academy of Sciences

Marcia Rieke had just returned from a ceremony inducting her husband, George, into the National Academy of Sciences when George called to tell her she would enjoy next year's ceremony as well.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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2 profs elected to Nat'l Academy of Sciences

2 profs elected to Nat'l Academy of Sciences

Marcia J. Rieke

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