Valley fever is named for California’s San Joaquin Valley, but the fungus that causes the disease actually originated in Arizona. That finding is the result of genetic testing performed by Flagstaff scientists.
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
If you’ve ever caught a lizard and it broke off its tail to get away, you may know it will grow its tail back. Now, researchers in Arizona have identified the specific molecules that makes that possible — and hope to apply the findings to help humans regenerate parts of their body as well.
A huge number of organizations — in Arizona and across the country — are letting political candidates know that the time is fast approaching for them to fill out the groups’ questionnaires — if they’re interested in getting an endorsement.