In early December, a cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station. Inside was the usual compliment of supplies and experiments, but also a handful of children's books including Mousetronaut and Mousetronaut Goes to Mars by retired astronaut and Tucson resident Mark Kelly.
Cell growth, including cancer growth, has long been thought of physically connected cells growing together. Now, new cell modeling from ASU mathematicians suggests cells move and grow independently, like a flock of birds.
A recent survey by the Pew Research Center measured the interest of science and health stories from online adults. While stories of science and technology are often grouped with stories of health and medicine, different groups often discern interest in the two.
Planned Parenthood of Arizona is increasing security at its clinics. The move is in response to a recent shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs and a tense political environment, but the state chapter has also dealt with a few incidents.
Over the last several years, young undocumented activists have built a powerful political movement advocating for their rights. This election cycle, so-called DREAMer activists are playing key roles in the Democratic presidential campaigns, even when they cannot vote themselves.