Science and Innovation

A small team of professionals and students is taking on an ambitious project. They are constructing a large-scale model of the Earth in a remote part of Arizona. Local and international support is helping to make it a reality.
November 20, 2014
A recent spinal cord injury has left a young Scottsdale man without the use of his legs. But an experimental device never before used was implanted into his spinal cord, and while the hope is for him to walk again, that isn’t the main goal of the experiment.
November 14, 2014
Secrets to understanding developmental disorders may have links to infant sleep patterns, and a prominent funding group thinks a University of Arizona study needs to go further to find out.
November 11, 2014
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.
November 11, 2014
An animal suspected to be a gray wolf near the Grand Canyon is set to be captured and DNA tested.
November 07, 2014
The University of Arizona is turning empty lots at 7th Street and Van Buren Street in Downtown Phoenix into what they call a world-class medical school. And it appears the world is noticing, though it still lags behind other U.S. cities.
November 06, 2014
An international effort to measure gamma radiation from space is looking for an observation site and Arizona is one of the final candidates.
November 05, 2014
An elementary school on a local Native American Reservation visited Mars recently, with the help of some ASU and NASA scientists.
November 04, 2014