Underlining the immense risks taken by those working in West Africa to understand and combat the worsening Ebola outbreak, five co-authors of an important new Ebola study were killed by the virus before their research was published.
OKLAHOMA CITY — President Obama’s administration on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a union official said could lead to teacher layoffs.
WASHINGTON — Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it’s covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you’ll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint to the doorknobs, countertops and floors in your new house, too.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe’s largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.
NEW YORK — The ice bucket challenge’s phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.
Major League Baseball Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred participates in the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge outside the organization's headquarters in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Manfred participated with more than 160 other MLB employees to raise more than $16,000 for the ALS Association. (AP…
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del. Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain sca…
WASHINGTON — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.
NASA funds five proposals for far-out projects and two are based in Tucson.
How good is your soil, really? Stop guessing and find out for sure.
Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.
The LSST promises the widest, deepest, fastest view of the cosmos.
Most Pima school districts were on par or above the state average.
No, it's not what you think.
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.
Effort ensures production of mirrors here for the Giant Magellan Telescope.
Tip: Items expressly made to be collectible will never have significant value
The Tucson Unified School District is celebrating Earth Day by launching a TUSD Gardens series on its website.
Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.