Science and Innovation

According to the ASPCA, approximately 4 million dogs enter animal shelters in the United States every year, but less than half of them are successfully adopted. New research suggests that labeling a dog a pit bull could reduce their chances for adoption.
April 24, 2015
Arizona has been struggling with a shortage of medical professionals for a number of years, and the problem is even starker in rural areas.
April 23, 2015
Using genetically modified salmonella bacteria against tumors has been the focus of researchers for several years because salmonella cells are naturally attracted to tumors.
April 20, 2015
Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
April 26, 2015
Fire managers in northern Arizona are planning a series of prescribed burns this weekend. Officials hope to treat almost 5,000 acres of land in the Mormon Lake area near Flagstaff.
April 24, 2015
A cutback in Arizona’s portion of the Colorado River could be on the horizon. But officials met in Phoenix on Wednesday to reassure water users the state is doing all it can to prevent that.
April 23, 2015
Dozens of drums of radioactive waste at one of the nation's premier weapons laboratories are stable after some showed signs of chemical reactions over the past year, according to federal officials.
April 21, 2015
The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are reaching a milestone. More than 500,000 acres are seeing accelerated forest recovery, as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
April 20, 2015