Arizona’s bald eagle population has continued to grow since the birds were removed from the endangered species list in 2007. Every year a dedicated group of biologists camp out and watch the next generation from egg to first flight.
May. 22, 2018
The City of Tempe will soon start installing a new system to help the hard of hearing while they visit the library.
May. 22, 2018
When you think about processed foods, you probably think about Cheetos or Doritos — the kinds of foods that you might not really know what’s in them. But processed foods aren’t all bad, according to biologist and science writer Nicola Temple.
May. 22, 2018
The FDA has approved the first treatment to help people suffering withdrawal from opioids that is not, itself, an opioid.
May. 22, 2018
Diane Douglas, Arizona's superintendent of public instruction, is trying to limit the use of the word “evolution” in Arizona high schools.
May. 22, 2018
Law enforcement technology makers like Scottsdale-based Axon are using AI to make police officers more efficient by augmenting them.
May. 21, 2018
Scientists have noticed changes in freshwater storage, and some of those changes are due to human activity.
May. 21, 2018
Colorado River flows are at some of their lowest levels since records have been kept. Arizona and other states rely on the lessening Colorado River water, and at the same time drought is expanding in Arizona.
May. 20, 2018
Students at the University of Arizona are exploring solutions to address the nation’s growing opioid crisis, and they think they may have an answer — don’t prescribe them at all.
May. 18, 2018
On Thursday, the FDA approved the first treatment aimed at preventing migraines after a nationwide trial by drug maker Amgen, which included the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
May. 18, 2018
The Pulse: The Cost of Diabetes
Diabetes costs more healthcare dollars than any other disease in the United States. But beyond the huge financial price tag — diabetes takes a major toll on people’s lives.
May. 17, 2018
For some time now, there has been a public health campaign to get young people to get the HPV vaccine. It protects against the Human Papillomavirus, which can lead to cervical cancer in women.
May. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Poverty Touches Not Just Pocketbooks, but Mental Health
Studies show that where one falls on the wealth ladder is directly correlated with health outcomes. And though the U.S. is the wealthiest country in the world, where that wealth falls is getting increasingly uneven. The consequences of this uneven distribution are changing status of people's health.
May. 17, 2018
With the Governor's signature Arizona residents will soon see pizzas, flowers, even mail delivered door to door by robots.
May. 17, 2018
There’s a better than 50 percent chance Arizona will get less water from the Colorado River by 2020.
May. 16, 2018
When the next Mars rover launches in 2020, it will sport a sidekick: a football-sized scout helicopter. NASA will test the chopper’s feasibility on the Red Planet and use its bird’s-eye view to improve mission planning and rover navigation.
May. 15, 2018
Climate Change Is Making Droughts Worse In The Western U.S.
A new study from NASA reinforces the idea that droughts are getting worse and could become more frequent in the Western U.S. The culprit is human-caused climate change.
May. 15, 2018
It's now 2018 and people are still wondering if we'll ever see flying cars in our lifetime. Luckily, Uber might have an answer to that question.
May. 15, 2018
Even though older people are often the ones who need the kinds of treatments tested in clinical trials, they are rarely the people involved in testing them.
May. 14, 2018
A project being undertaken by the University of Arizona and its health sciences arm is coming about thanks to the largest National Institutes of Health grant the state has ever received.
May. 14, 2018
A five-person team of scientists at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff helps maintain a giant database of the orbits of all 775,092 known asteroids in the solar system.
May. 14, 2018