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Highest Ice Age human settlements found in the Peruvian Andes

LOS ANGELES — Archaeologists say they’ve found the highest-known remains of Ice Age human settlements in the southern Peruvian Andes, dated to more than 12,000 years old.

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, an unmanned spacecraft is launched atop an advanced Long March 3C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around…

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, an unmanned spacecraft is launched atop an advanced Long March 3C rocket from the Xichang satellite launch center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around…

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

An unmanned spacecraft is launched atop an advanced Long March 3C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the cou…

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

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First sex and then sexting and now sext education

It can have life-changing ramifications.

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Generation without chores missing out on life lessons

Generation without chores missing out on life lessons

Try turning 'have-to' chores into 'want-to' activities for better results.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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Don't touch this plant! Find out why

Don't touch this plant! Find out why

No, it's not what you think.

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Godzilla Eats A Commuter Train

Godzilla Eats A Commuter Train

The overly enthusiastic and radioactive monster, Godzilla, takes a bite out of a commuter train. The creature and the first movie arose from the suffering after Japan was hit with two atomic bombs in World War II, and both have evolved over the decades.

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Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Effort ensures production of mirrors here for the Giant Magellan Telescope.

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Thrift-store rug looks like a real treasure

Tip: Items expressly made to be collectible will never have significant value 

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TUSD celebrates Earth Day, highlights school gardens

TUSD celebrates Earth Day, highlights school gardens

The Tucson Unified School District is celebrating Earth Day by launching a TUSD Gardens series on its website.

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TUSD to join the fun at free Sci-Tech Fest Saturday

Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.

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STEM conference geared toward middle school girls

A conference designed to encourage middle school girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math, will be held in Sahuarita next month.

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