The University of Arizona has developed interactive, multimedia programs to help teach some of the world’s less common languages.
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There are countless gadgets, inventions and items that never make their way onto store shelves, or into our homes or onto commonly-used websites. Some aren’t quite interesting or practical enough, while others could only appeal to our imaginations.
The Takeaway: Doctors On Gun Violence:
Last month, The American College of Physicians released new recommendations around gun safety, calling for research and communication on gun violence. In response, the the NRA tweeted this: "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane."
A coalition of cities, non-profits and others wants Arizonans to learn more about the lower Gila River and some of its challenges in an effort to get the river cleaned up.
The opioid addiction crisis is a reality across the country. It’s led to — among other steps — increased regulation. It’s in this reality that the Food and Drug Administration has approved of a new opioid called Dsuvia, which is intended to be used specifically by the Department of Defense.
Bee populations are declining around the world, due in part to a popular group of nicotine-like pesticides called neonicotinoids, which act as neurotoxins in bees. Now, an automated camera platform is providing researchers a peek at the effects these chemicals have inside bumblebee hives.
Two Guys On Your Head: Is Greed Good?
Is greed good? Is greed a human instinct? Why are some people inclined to hoard? In this installment of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss whether greed is instinctual or not.
Voters decided the fate of five statewide ballot measures last night, and gave their OK to three of them. To break down those results, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
There are 13 species of rattlesnakes in Arizona, so it’s impossible to cover every deviation in a single saying.
Gov. Doug Ducey said that he’d like to see reforms made to state policy with the hopes that all Arizona kids will get vaccinated, but he also said he would not put any new laws on the books to mandate that effort. Where is that fine line between individual rights and collective rights when it comes to public health?
The Pulse: The Skinny On Skin
When’s the last time you saw a get-well card for psoriasis or eczema? Skin’s our biggest organ — and does lots of hard work keeping us healthy — but still, it doesn’t get much respect.
Talking about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is tough. But for some Spanish speaking families, the conversation doesn’t even happen.
For years, marine biologists were baffled by the diversity of the Coral Triangle in the western Pacific Ocean. Finally, a research team from the University of Arizona has found an answer.
The full report says the pathogen could have come from the waste of a nearby large concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Some Arizona growers have tripled buffer zones between their lettuce crops and the CAFOs to be 1,200 feet.
If you were planning to get a flu shot, it’s not too late — and now the Arizona Department of Health has a better idea of where we’re headed this flu season after the latest report.
A federally funded study has found a pantry ingredient contains a naturally produced chemical that repels some insects better than DEET. It's considered to be the most effective insect repellent on the market, used in bug sprays and to keep biting flies away from livestock.
There are a lot of efforts to reduce the impacts of climate change, from using renewable energy to changing how and where we drive. But a new campaign is focusing on our diets.
There are obviously lots of videos one can watch online, from sports, to music, to cats.
The Takeaway: Little Mention Of Climate Change In Midterm Ads, But It Matters To Millennials
Millennials are the only generation where a clear majority believes that there is solid evidence of global warming and who also attribute this primarily to human activity. And within the Republican party specifically, there’s a growing gap between millennial and older Republicans on its impact.
Arizonans will have a new and improved marketplace when they shop for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace. And the time to buy that health cover begins Thursday, which marks the beginning of the enrollment period for 2019 plans.
According to recent data from the World Health Organization, non-adherence is defined as not following directions or filling prescriptions — and they account for 50 percent of treatment failures, 125,000 deaths and 25 percent of hospitalizations each year in the United States.