Before mankind takes that giant leap to Mars, there are a lot of smaller steps men and women are taking here on Earth to prepare for the mission.
Aug. 27, 2015
In drought-stricken Arizona, grass and water are in short supply, and the infrastructure—like processing plants—isn’t in place for robust local markets. So how does grass-fed beef get from pasture to plate?
Aug. 27, 2015
Scientists looked at more than 400 research studies on forest mortality. They wanted to answer the question: Are forests becoming more vulnerable to projected climate change?
Aug. 27, 2015
Hiking into the Grand Canyon this time of year is popular but dangerous as remote areas and high temperatures can make search and rescue efforts difficult. First responders are further hampered by old technology, slowing down rescue efforts.
Aug. 28, 2015
New research on concussions shows they seem to affect men and women about the same — but in the study, women had more symptoms in baseline testing, before suffering a concussion.
Aug. 28, 2015
As students settle into the school year at Arizona’s three universities, they might consider getting the meningitis B vaccine — especially if they live in a dorm.
Aug. 28, 2015
Farmers in the northeast part of the Navajo Nation will soon be cleared to resume using the San Juan River for irrigation after it was contaminated by the Gold King Mine spill.
Aug. 28, 2015
The Willow Fire that burned near Mohave Valley in Western Arizona earlier this month, charred more than 6700 acres. It also burned around 1,000 acres of habitat in the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.
Aug. 28, 2015
New research suggests that noise, combined with exposure to jet fuels, could cause hearing and cognitive problems
Aug. 27, 2015
Arizona State University will be leading its first NASA mission. The school will build and operate a small spacecraft, which will map water-ice on the moon’s south pole.
Aug. 27, 2015
Documents show it took more than 90 minutes for members of a federal cleanup crew to issue a warning about a toxic spill because they were initially trapped and scrambling to escape the flood they had accidentally unleashed from a Colorado mine.
Aug. 27, 2015
A new data center is opening Thursday at a Salt River Project utility substation in Gilbert. However, it will be operated by another company.
Aug. 26, 2015
The body that oversees the accreditation of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix has notified the school there are areas of noncompliance.
Aug. 26, 2015