elderly patient
Arizona Science Desk reporter Sara Hammond discussed what she learned about brain research at the University of Arizona for the "Aging In Arizona" series.
Jul. 21, 2016
what is this arizona critter
Have you ever seen a strange critter in Arizona you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers. Submit your photo!
Jul. 20, 2016
The Volunteer Services Healthcare Career Exploration Camp prepares students for careers in medicine by taking them inside a working hospital.
Jul. 25, 2016
forest trees
North American forests may be less able to absorb carbon from the atmosphere as the century progresses, in a key finding in research led by the University of Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2016
artist's concept of select planetary discoveries
Astronomer Ian Crossfield is one of those on the team that helped find the new planets . He’s a NASA Sagan Fellow at the University of Arizona.
Jul. 22, 2016
drinking water fountain
As water continues to be a precious, and limited, resource in Arizona and the southwest, water officials continue to explore the possibility of using desalination as a way to quench the region’s thirst.
Jul. 21, 2016
Zika virus
The Centers for Disease Control is awarding 60 million dollars to help states fight Zika… Arizona will get a cut of that on August 1. The Arizona Department of Health already has plans for that money.
Jul. 21, 2016
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Jul. 20, 2016
Yaqui Catfish
The push to repeal a new inspection program under the U.S. Department of Agriculture was led by Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain.
Jul. 19, 2016
artist's concept of select planetary discoveries
A team of astronomers led by the University of Arizona has confirmed the existence of 100 planets outside our solar system. The original discovery came via NASA’s K2 space telescope.
Jul. 19, 2016
porcupine fossils
A professor at Arizona Western College in Yuma has caused a stir in the world of paleontology. His research suggests that an ancestral porcupine evolved as a result of migration, causing a debate over migration vs. evolution that has become rather ... prickly.
Jul. 18, 2016
Zika virus
Health officials confirmed the number of Arizonans with Zika has grown to nine. Last week, the state had just seven cases.
Jul. 18, 2016