Imagine a scenario that involves humans leaving the Earth either for good — or for a shorter time on a special mission. To learn more about work being done on how to grow food out of the Earth’s atmosphere, we spoke with Gene Giacomelli, director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center at the University of Arizona.
We hear it a lot, whenever a hipster chef opens up a new take on Asian cuisine or a white person opens up a taco shop, people scream “cultural appropriation!” You can’t steal another culture’s cuisine and sell it as your own.
President Trump has said he plans to announce whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate accords or pull out in the next few days; several media outlets are reporting the president is expected to withdraw from the deal. One of the goals of that agreement is to limit the global temperature increase to less than 2 degrees Celsius.
The Arizona Corporation Commission is in damage control mode this week after former Commissioner Gary Pierce was indicted last week for allegedly taking bribes. Current Commissioner Tom Forese is calling for an audit of all policies Pierce voted for. He’s also calling for a code of ethics.
The juvenile justice system is supposed to be different than the adult system. It’s meant to be less about accountability and paying your debt to society — and more about rehabilitation. But some policy in our state’s juvenile justice system are not meeting that goal, according to January Contreras, who runs ALWAYS, or Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services.
As more of us are living longer, there’s been an increase in cases of Parkinson’s disease — though it’s not an illness limited to older people. In recent year, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute has reached out to Hispanics who may be from another country and don’t speak English.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona today launched an initiative called NAFTA for AZ (NAFTA4AZ). He wants to gather personal stories from Arizonans whose lives have been positively impacted by the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Why is hard to say no? Why don't we take into account the opportunity cost when we're considering our options? While saying yes is very important, we might be too prone toward saying yes to things when we should be saying no.
About a year ago, a big ball of light shot across the early morning sky and was seen over many areas of the Southwest. And the meteorite that fell that morning has been determined to be really, really rare.
Researchers have completed the first full genome map of the Mojave desert tortoise. The data and could aid conservation of the threatened species, fill in blanks in the reptile’s evolutionary history and, perhaps, offer clues to improving human health and longevity.
Imagine trying to run an entire school using internet speeds that max out at three megabits per second. At that bandwidth, doing simple tasks can be frustratingly slow for teachers. For many rural schools in Arizona, this is a daily reality.