Artificial-intelligence robots are getting involved to find solutions for the crippling, fatal nerve disorder ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. In December, Barrow Neurological Institute found five new genes linked to ALS by using IBM's Watson supercomputer. Now, a team in England is advancing the science.
From rock to hip hop to country, concerts attract a huge variety of people from significantly different backgrounds. And sometimes the attendees are deaf. They still love the music, even if they’re experiencing it in a less-traditional way. But interpreting services aren’t always offered, and deaf people may need to request those services for specific concerts.
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to — the monsoon. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps takes a tour of the Desert Botanical Garden with the director of horticulture Brian Kissinger.
Earlier this week on The Show, Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts told us why she doesn’t think the city of Phoenix is getting a good deal in its sale of the downtown Sheraton Hotel. David Krietor, president of Downtown Phoenix Inc., heard our conversation and wanted the chance to clarify some details.
While we’re all following the investigation into ties between President Trump and Vladimir Putin, it’s important to remember that the relationship between our two countries will long outlast these two men. That’s why Russia scholar and government professor at Wesleyan University, Peter Rutland, recently wrote about the impending question in Russia — what will happen to the country after Putin?
Last month, Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency in response to damage to a sewage pipeline near Nogales at Arizona’s southern border. We learned more about the situation in Nogales from Paulina Pineda, reporter for the Nogales International.