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Changing Conditions Prompt Differing Predictions from Water Managers

One report says a water shortage in Arizona is less than two years away.

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Another Possible Target for Hackers: Your Pacemaker

Doctor-hackers work to raise awareness of medical-device vulnerabilities

Planetary Scientist Honored for Global Outreach

Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.

UA to Get Early Sample of Asteroid for Study

The material should give a glimpse into the history of Bennu, and of the universe.

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Team Maps Genome of Mojave Desert Tortoise

Researchers are looking there for a 'gold mine' of information about changes and adaptations.

Tucson Camera on Jupiter Mission Reveals Cyclones

Tucson's Planetary Science Institute scientist manages Juno Cam for NASA.

Trump Budget Eliminates NASA Space Grant, Education Programs

Arizona Space Grant Consortium trains students for STEM careers

As Stockpiles Dwindle, Freon Prices Rise

Supply and demand is the biggest factor, but the history of refrigerants shows other costs, and their future is unclear.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter Open House Saturday

Telescopes, exhibits and family activities show off science of the mountain.

Oro Valley Student Wins Big at International Science Fair

Medical research earns a trip to Nobel Prize ceremonies.

Study to Measure Impact of Contaminant Perchlorate on Yuma Residents

The common chemical could be causing hypothyroidism in the southwestern Arizona town.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Former NASA Administrator Sees Key Role for UA in Space

OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroid is unprecedented.

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