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Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's El Tiradito visits become ritual for family wishing for recovery

Tucson's El Tiradito visits become ritual for family wishing for recovery

“How’s your mom?” I’m often asked these days.

August 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Utility 'smart meters' raise health, expense concerns

Utility 'smart meters' raise health, expense concerns

Smart meters like this have been installed in TEP homes.

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Utility 'smart meters' raise health, expense concerns

Utility 'smart meters' raise health, expense concerns

PHOENIX - Elizabeth Kelley isn't claiming those smart meters reading your electric usage are going to kill you.

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Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

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Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Dr. Evan Unger and his four-year-old Tucson company, NuvOx Pharma, are planning clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.

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Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.

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Blog: Tucson hospital offers outpatient treatment to target liver tumors

Tucson Medical Center says it will begin offering a 90-minute, FDA-sanctioned outpatient treatment option for patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver.

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Tonight on campus: Scientists talk about disaster in Japan

The science behind earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear power

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