After months of expectation, there’s a date to start the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The U.S. and Mexico are already preparing for the first round of discussions
Authorities in Payson believe they’ve found the 10th victim of a flash flood that struck a crowded swimming hole Saturday. DNA tests will confirm whether the body found Wednesday afternoon is indeed that of Hector Garnica.
The American Civil Liberties Union is questioning why officers did not turn on body cameras during a fatal shooting of an unarmed woman in Minneapolis on Saturday. They argue the footage could have captured what happened. Increasingly, police agencies are requiring officers to wear cameras while on duty.
Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with cancer. The tumor was discovered after McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. The tumor, known as a glioblastoma, was associated with the clot.
Efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act appear dead, as does an effort to repeal Obamacare. Arizona’s congressional contingent is reacting to the news, and some Republicans are pointing fingers at each other while the state’s Democrats say the law needs to be repaired and not replaced.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez in a trade for a trio of prospects. While the trade is good for the Diamondbacks, it’s not a good thing for the Tigers' marketing staff.
Simply put, wastewater is defined as water that has been used in a home or business or as part of an industrial process. And since “waste” is part of the word, you can only imagine what that means it could include. But for some scientists, the process doesn’t end there.
Political hacking has been all over the news over the past several months, but perhaps more quietly, hackers have also been targeting companies that operate energy facilities, including nuclear power plants.
Artificial intelligence — despite its sci-fi connections and worrisome connotations — is becoming more common. But earlier this week, tech entrepreneur and Tesla founder Elon Musk told the National Governors Association that AI is “the biggest risk we face as a civilization.”
About one in 68 kids has autism spectrum disorder, according to the CDC. And there are a number of contributing factors to that. But researchers now say exposure to high levels of ozone, combined with other factors, could put kids at a higher risk of developing autism.
Have you heard of “The Widget Effect?” It’s the idea that people are interchangeable. Don’t like the results one worker is getting you? Replace them with another — and you’ll get the result you want. Sounds about right, doesn’t it? Except it doesn’t seem to work — at least not when it comes to the classroom.
Civil forfeiture involves the government seizing a suspect’s assets or property and attempting to keep it, while the suspect tries to prove his or her innocence. It’s an option that prosecutors tend to like, but a number of states, including Arizona, have enacted reforms in recent years.
In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke deconstruct two such terms – significance and theory – and talk about why knowing how they're used in a scientific context can help us better understand the scientific process.