The beliefs are long-held and often-repeated — Native Americans have a high rate of alcohol use and abuse. Now, University of Arizona research refutes those myths.
Feb. 10, 2016
A researcher at Northern Arizona University hypothesized Americans respond with more anger and sadness when they read about women terrorists compared to men. The ongoing study suggests that isn’t true.
Feb. 9, 2016
Winter snow and rain are improving short-term drought conditions in some parts of the state, but have not yet changed Arizona’s long-term drought status.
Feb. 9, 2016
The Arizona Science Desk has created Valentine's Day love notes inspired by this iconic image. Download and share these foldable cards with the space enthusiasts in your life!
Feb. 10, 2016
An El Niño year is known for the rain it brings. However, dry conditions and near record high temperatures are in the forecast for the next week.
Feb. 9, 2016
Representatives from 16 environmental organizations are meeting with state legislators Feb. 9 during the annual Environmental Day at the Capitol. The group will advocate for changes in Arizona’s water laws.
Feb. 9, 2016
It’s been just over two and a half years since the state suspended funds to 15 of New Mexico’s behavioral health providers and farmed out contracts to Arizona companies instead.
Feb. 9, 2016
Arizona Public Media's panel discussed range of health issues, including Arizona's uninsured kids and the Zika virus.
Feb. 8, 2016
State wildlife officials say they are optimistic there will be as many new bighorn lambs in the Catalina Mountains this year as last year, when 16 were observed in the range north of Tucson.
Feb. 7, 2016
Finding IED’s has posed a challenge to bomb detecting dogs. The Navy is funding research to change that.
Feb. 5, 2016
NASA’s mission to Jupiter left earth in August 2011. This week, the space agency fired up the spacecraft’s rockets to adjust its course to make sure the probe arrives at our solar system’s largest planet on target.
Feb. 5, 2016
A leech occupies the top spot in the food chain at Montezuma Well near Camp Verde. Surprisingly, its body contains the highest level of arsenic ever recorded in a living organism.
Feb. 5, 2016
An unmanned aerial vehicle developed in Tucson will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration track hurricanes this year.
Feb. 4, 2016