Science and Innovation

When downtown Phoenix was transformed into Super Bowl Central earlier this month, a lot of waste was produced. However, the vast majority of it never went to the landfill.
February 24, 2015
Astronomers in Southern Arizona have helped discover the most intense object in the early parts of the universe. But with the new discovery, there are more questions than answers.
February 26, 2015
The head of a federal agency in charge of more than $7 billion in grant money said the way that money is distributed to researchers is about to change. Those changes could affect everything from wildfire studies to computer sciences.
February 23, 2015
If you were up early Wednesday you may have seen a pink cloud in the eastern sky. It was the result of a NASA rocket launch in southern New Mexico.
February 25, 2015
Engineers are playing a greater role in the field of medicine. A workshop at ASU, now drawing hundreds of professionals, aims to improve interaction between medical practitioners and technology.
February 17, 2015
A report released last week predicts the worst drought in history in on the way for the central and southwest United States. And some of the data for the report came from an unlikely source.
February 17, 2015
The Fourth Annual Arizona SciTech Festival officially kicked off Wednesday, launching more than 800 science, technology, engineering and math events taking place statewide over the next few months.
February 12, 2015
Forty years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in the study of human evolution was made in Ethiopia. It was the fossilized remains of a human ancestor more than 3 million years old. But you probably know her as Lucy.
February 12, 2015