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Rain at Stone Canyon, Northwest of Tucson

Monsoon Rains Ease Arizona Drought Conditions

Climatologists looking for signs of La Niña conditions

Sep 21, 2016

ASU Lab Tracking Cyber Threats On Deep Web, Dark Web

Machine learning and data mining aim to identify patterns to stop attacks before they occur.

Sep 20, 2016

UA Collaborative Study Seeks Ways to Slow Cognitive Decline

Universities recruiting adults age 65-90 for computer-based exercises and mild electric stimulation.

Sep 20, 2016
The night sky above the desert.

UA Astronomer Sees Asteroid 2 Days Before It Whizzes by Earth

NASA-funded Sky Lab's observers have ID'd half of known near-Earth objects.

Sep 19, 2016
An interview with Dr. Leslie Boyer about the new FDA approved drug, called Anascorp, which is a scorpion antivenom produced in Mexico and tested in clinical trials conducted through the University of Arizona.

UA Professor Works to Replace Coral Snake Antivenom

'Race against time' to finish trials before complete shortage.

Sep 19, 2016
Pluto Concept

Lowell Scientist Explains Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon

Frozen methane builds up at the winter pole, like layers of spray paint.

Sep 16, 2016
Edward Beshore, Deputy Principal Investigator for OSIRIS REx Mission, discusses the dangers Earth faces from space objects.

OSIRIS-REx, Cruising, Sends First Photos of Journey

University of Arizona mission's spacecraft is healthy as it speeds at more than 12K mph.

Sep 15, 2016

So Far, Monsoon 2016 Has Been Normal and Above Most Places

Though when it rains it doesn't pour everywhere, with some areas receiving less.

Sep 15, 2016
An early stage of spacecraft assembly before many of the instruments were installed.

OSIRIS-REx Launch Threatened for a Time by SpaceX Explosion

Quick work by Air Force saved University of Arizona spacecraft.

Sep 14, 2016

Tucson's World View Picking up Altitude With NASA Contracts

Each new flight has company building its potential, official says.

Sep 12, 2016

UA Mission to Asteroid: 'Hopes, Dreams, Hard Work'

Flawless liftoff leaves scientific team ecstatic; much work lies ahead.

Sep 9, 2016
An Atlas V rocket with the OSIRIS-REx spaceraft atop, lifts off from Kennedy Space Center Sept. 8, 2016.

UA's OSIRIS-REx Launch: 'We Got It Exactly Perfect'

University of Arizona asteroid mission spacecraft begins multi-year journey to asteroid.

Sep 8, 2016
Jim Riggs breeds Polled Hereford cows, which can be identified by their red coats and lack of horns. In 2003, he sold of 80 percent of the herd to cope with the drought.

Mapping the Intersection of Food, Energy and Water

NAU professor's research aimed at helping communities head off future crises related to water scarcity.

Sep 8, 2016

Does 'Planet Nine' Exist? NAU Astronomer Says Maybe

Three objects discovered at edge of solar system may lead to planet's existence.

Sep 8, 2016
Lori Harrison, OCAMS systems engineer for OSIRIS-REx, photographs the Atlas V rocket on Cape Canaveral the day before the scheduled launch.

Hours Remain to Scheduled Launch of OSIRIS-REx

Mission leaders expect success in launch that will start 7-year journey.

Sep 8, 2016

One Day Remains to Launch of UA Asteroid Mission

Chance blastoff will be postponed is minimal, researchers say.

Sep 7, 2016

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