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Scientists study fire's effects on rare garter snake

FLAGSTAFF — Following a fire that ripped through northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon last summer, scientists are only now beginning to study the effects on sensitive plants and species.

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, as the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the response to the …

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CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

WASHINGTON — Revised guidance for health-care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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Five myths about Ebola

Five myths about Ebola

Closer look shows risks, separates fact from fiction in this crisis.

October 12, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Extreme case of brown recluse spiders drives owners from home

Extreme case of brown recluse spiders drives owners from home

WELDON SPRING, Mo. — A home with prime views of the third and fourth holes at Whitmoor Country Club has been vacant for two years because of a creepy crawly problem.

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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…
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.

July 25, 2014 9:00 am
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.

February 14, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

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.

February 14, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Imaging, ultrasound could combine for bloodless brain surgery in future

Imaging, ultrasound could combine for bloodless brain surgery in future

A revolution in our understanding of the brain is underway, says the second speaker in the University of Arizona's "Evolving Brain" series.

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