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Warming speeds uplift of Iceland's crust: UA study

Warming speeds uplift of Iceland's crust: UA study

More volcanoes could occur if ice keeps melting and ground keeps rising.

January 29, 2015 7:05 pmLoading…

Poll shows giant gap between public, scientists

The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues.

January 29, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

A major measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in California, above, has highlighted the issues around some parents’ decision not to vaccinate their children.

January 29, 2015 3:06 pmLoading…
Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views

LOS ANGELES — With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice on his door and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won’t get them vaccinated.

January 29, 2015 2:40 pmLoading…
Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

As auto technology improves, accidents like this one in Hollywood, Calif., are less likely to be fatal for drivers, a new study says.

January 29, 2015 12:11 pmLoading…
Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

WASHINGTON — The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

January 29, 2015 12:11 pmLoading…
New images of Ceres hint at interesting features

New images of Ceres hint at interesting features

'Tantalizing' photos whet appetites for pictures to come.

January 27, 2015 7:58 pm Photos

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Pima teens aren't in pipeline for tech jobs

Pima teens aren't in pipeline for tech jobs

Schools burnish appeal of computer science classes, but participation is down.

January 27, 2015 7:15 pm Photos

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Arizona could write off more medical school debt

Arizona could write off more medical school debt

New doctors could get relief for practicing where needed.

January 27, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Nicholas J. Strausfeld

Nicholas J. Strausfeld

Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Ph.D., University of Arizona researcher, Dept. of Neuroscience. Courtesy Nicholas J. Strausfeld

January 27, 2015 3:25 pmLoading…
Go listen to a genius

Go listen to a genius

MacArthur Foundation fellows are featured in a series of talks

January 27, 2015 3:12 pmLoading…
Ceres may reveal the secrets of planets

Ceres may reveal the secrets of planets

Tucson scientists will interpret features of the dwarf planet and possibly a subsurface ocean.

January 26, 2015 8:15 pm Photos

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Health groups reach out to insure rural communities

Health groups reach out to insure rural communities

Residents face significant barriers to enrollment and access to health care. 

January 25, 2015 8:00 pmLoading…
Kids will eat whole grains; eyewitness news

Kids will eat whole grains; eyewitness news

Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen answer readers' questions weekly.

January 25, 2015 7:04 pmLoading…
The science behind the high-protein craze

The science behind the high-protein craze

Move over, fat and carbs. Protein's grabbing the spotlight.

January 25, 2015 7:06 pmLoading…
Former disc golf course is for the birds

Former disc golf course is for the birds

Where golfers once tossed discs into baskets, the Santa Cruz River now flows.

January 24, 2015 8:45 pm Video Photos

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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…
Opponents say mine threatens Patagonia drinking water

Opponents say mine threatens Patagonia drinking water

Report is blasted by the mining company but generally praised by Patagonia town manager.

January 24, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Coachline Road Birding

Coachline Road Birding

Monsoon runoff from the Santa Cruz River has created a new birding area rife with activity in a flooded gravel pit along Coachline Road in Marana.

January 24, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Artists explore asteroid

Artists explore asteroid

Art students created a mural celebrating the UA-led NASA mission.

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

January 22, 2015 4:47 pm Photos

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OSIRIS-REx Mural Painting Time-lapse

OSIRIS-REx Mural Painting Time-lapse

Check out the new OSIRIS-REx mission mural that is now proudly displayed at the Department of Planetary Sciences building on the UA campus.It was painted by a group of students in a mural painting class at the University of Arizona under the direction of Professor Alfred Quiroz. The mural sh…

January 22, 2015 4:09 pmLoading…
Buffelgrass threat: Why it matters to you

Buffelgrass threat: Why it matters to you

Invasive Buffelgrass threatens native vegetation and increases the risk of wildfires. Video by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.

January 21, 2015 1:44 pmLoading…
Transcript: Q&A chat with the dean about 'Life in the Universe'

Transcript: Q&A chat with the dean about 'Life in the Universe'

Joaquin Ruiz, dean of the College of Science at the University of Arizona, will answer readers' questions about science and discoveries at the college and about the upcoming lecture series, "Life in the Universe."

January 21, 2015 10:00 am
How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

How ancient techniques can prevent modern diseases

Tibetan physician to discuss healing and prevention at upcoming talk in Tucson

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