Science and Innovation

When we picture education for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, we often think of scientific instruments like test tubes, robots and calculators. But how about musical instruments?
March 27, 2015
During the Cold War, mining companies extracted four million tons of uranium from Navajo land to make nuclear weapons. Uranium left a deadly legacy. And the federal government is still cleaning up the contamination.
March 25, 2015
Arizona will soon be facing a physician shortage, particularly in rural areas. Is the state doing enough to attract new doctors and keep medical talent in state?
March 25, 2015
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland announced Monday he is quitting the NFL because of concerns about the long-term effects of head trauma.
March 20, 2015
A total solar eclipse will occur Friday when the moon moves between the sun and the Earth.
March 19, 2015
A new NASA app wants to give you the chance to help search for and track Near Earth Objects, like asteroids.
March 19, 2015
From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
March 17, 2015
Scientists have long known that sleep deprivation affects critical thinking skills, our ability to work, and make important decisions. But can it dull a student’s interest in learning?
March 13, 2015