Hundreds of people in Arizona voluntarily keep an eye on rainfall totals in their yards and report them to a database used by utilities, government agencies, gardeners, researchers, even weather geeks. Each rainlogger is a citizen scientist.
Repealing Obamacare without a comprehensive replacement could leave some of Arizona’s most vulnerable without coverage, especially for behavioral-health services. That was the message from a group of children's advocates gathered in Phoenix on Wednesday.
Supporters of rooftop solar say Arizona regulators have dealt a setback to the state’s growing market. On Tuesday, the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to dramatically reduce how much new solar customers will get reimbursed for the power they send back to the grid, known as net-metering.
A team of first responders, his own hockey club and a hospital collaboration are credited with saving the life of Tucson Roadrunners team captain Craig Cunningham after he collapsed on the ice before the start of a hockey game last month.
The Arizona Cardinals were the favorites among many pundits to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl this season. It would have been the next logical step for a team that lost in the NFC Championship Game last year.
The winter holiday season can be fun, sad, stressful, or all of those rolled into one. Karina Bland, My So Called Midlife columnist for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com, writes about the holidays and many other things.
Republicans and Democrats alike are uncertain about what their working relationship will be with Donald Trump when he becomes president. We spoke with Arizona GOP Congressman David Schweikert, who represents the state’s District 6.
The Grand Canyon is running short on sand. Sediment that once washed down the Colorado River to form beaches is now trapped behind Glen Canyon Dam. Scientists want to find out if artificial floods are rebuilding the beaches.
Work in the Chilean desert by Arizona State University scientists has reopened debate regarding the biological origins of Martian silica fragments found in 2007 – and strengthened the case for life on Mars billions of years ago.
Data used to drive decisions about how to manage land and wildlife in the Southwest can come from unexpected sources. Whether counting birds or hunting them, people who enjoy the outdoors are contributing to the science of wildlife management.