Fourteen bighorn sheep were released into the Catalina Mountains this morning.
WESTMINSTER, Mass. — A proposal that would have made this town the first in the nation to ban all tobacco sales has gone up in smoke.
Opponents of a plan to ban the sale of tobacco products show their displeasure at a Nov. 12 hearing. The plan died when the Westminster Board of Health voted 2-1 against it.
Once again, there’s proof that using your noggin to work hard pays handsome dividends — this time, in protecting brainpower as you age.
More women are opting for bilateral mastectomies rather than breast-conserving surgery.
NEW YORK — The government’s worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won’t happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday.
Taking a cholesterol-lowering drug might have "a lifetime effect," doctor says.
Joaquin Ruiz, PhD, Dean of the College of Science at the University of Arizona.
Julie Miller, UA assistant professor of neuroscience and of speech, language and hearing sciences.
Ted Weinert, UA Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Matt Salzer, foreground, and Andy Bunn core a large, dead remnant bristlecone that lived more than 5,900 years ago in the California’s White Mountains. Such remnant wood is often older than living trees and extends the ring-width record back in time
In the White Mountains of California, gnarly ancient bristlecone pine grow at high elevation in complex mountainous terrain. The growth rings from such trees can yield temperature records going back thousands of years.
At approximately 11,580 feet in elevation, not much else grows but bristlecone pine at this upper tree line stand on Sheep Mountain in California’s White Mountains. Note the person in the lower left foreground.
Matthew Salzer, UA Research Associate in Dendrochronology, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research is an author for the upcoming Science Tab done in conjunction with University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
Robert Delph points out an unidentified moth to Bruce Walsh. Members of the Lepidoptera Course at Southeastern Arizona’s Southwest Research Station set up a sheet lit by mercury vapor lights to attract nocturnal insects.
Ross Buchan, UA Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology is an author for the upcoming Science Tab done in conjunction with University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. Photo taken Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
Three-year-old Myles Campbell points to a picture on a computer screen in preparation for testing by UA postdoctoral research associate Michelle Sandoval.
Rebecca Gomez photographed for the Science Tab in the Star studio on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Tucson, AZ.
John Allen, UA Distinguished Professor of Psychology.
University of Arizona psychology researchers are studying whether delivering ultrasound vibrations to people's brains can improve their mood. Here Davi Vitela models the headband used in the ultrasound treatment.
Scientists have demonstrated that boys (well, men) really do have cooties (a simplified term for bacteria) that can spread to girls (OK, women) by kissing them.
GENEVA — Scientists at the world’s largest atom smasher said Wednesday they have discovered two new subatomic particles never seen before that could widen our understanding of the universe.
OSIRIS-REx will catch up to Asteroid Bennu in 2018, return sample to Earth.
The pie chart of the COPUS observations of the students in a physics class (a) that was redesigned to use to active teaching approaches is compared to a physics class (b) that uses primarily lecture. Significantly higher scores on a common final exam were observed from class (a) compared to …
Gail Burd, UA Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and Distinguished Professor of molecular and cellular biology.