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What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

If you are abstaining from sweets for Lent this year, here's what you can expect.

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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

In this Sept. 30, 2004 file photo released by the Milken Family Foundation, actor Leonard Nimoy talks with Milken Archive Artistic Director Neil Levin during the taping of a segment of the new 13-week radio series "American Jewish Music from the Milken Archiive with Leonard Nimoy" at the WFM…

February 27, 2015 12:33 pmLoading…

How our zombie obsession explains our fear of globalization

A search for "zombie fiction" on Amazon currently provides you with more than 25,000 options.

February 23, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…

Teachers can discourage girls from studying math

Why, exactly, aren't more girls focusing on math and science?

February 23, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

A school's endowment doubles overnight

The elite school prepared its young women for an elite existence.

February 20, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

Backup plans needed to protect against climate change

With our resources, low-carbon energy technologies should remain the funding priority.

February 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
'Life in the Universe' lecture series continues Monday

'Life in the Universe' lecture series continues Monday

UA biologist to talk about interactions that lead to complex organisms.

February 14, 2015 7:34 pmLoading…
Tucson science series ponders the unknowable

Tucson science series ponders the unknowable

Brother Guy says he won't answer the question 'What is Life?' in his opening lecture.

January 24, 2015 7:55 pmLoading…

Best food books of 2014

Geeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year’s best food books seems to fall into one of those categories.

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Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report details ways to improve eyewitness testimony's value

Report lists best practices for police and courts to improve eyewitness accounts. 

November 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

Take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A cheat sheet for preparing your feast: focus on cooking, not calculating.

November 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

This Oct. 14, 2013, photo shows a roasted turkey in Concord, N.H. The safest way to thaw a frozen turkey is in the refrigerator. You'll need about 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

Long before it hits the plate, you’ll need to start by thawing the bird in the refrigerator. Allow about 24 hours per 4 to 5 pounds of turkey.

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A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

The turkey should never go directly from the oven to the table. Cover it with foil and let it rest 20 to 30 minutes to allow the juices to redistribute.

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UA pledges $60 million for giant telescope

UA pledges $60 million for giant telescope

"Big science" doesn't come cheap. Unidentified donor gives $20 million for Chile project.

October 03, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Local 'sci-fi' projects advance in NASA competition

Local 'sci-fi' projects advance in NASA competition

NASA funds five proposals for far-out projects and two are based in Tucson. 

August 12, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
The secret to healthy soil — and happy plants

The secret to healthy soil — and happy plants

How good is your soil, really? Stop guessing and find out for sure.

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Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.

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NSF releases funds for massive survey telescope

NSF releases funds for massive survey telescope

The LSST promises the widest, deepest, fastest view of the cosmos.

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AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

AIMS reading scores improve; math performance holds steady

Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average. 

August 04, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

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