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New studies firmly fix source of COVID-19 outbreak

University of Arizona co-authored research puts the spotlight on wild animal traders in a Chinese market.

Bats take flight during Tucson's monsoon

The nocturnal creatures eat mosquitoes and defy old myths about attacking people.

Arizonans benefit from the special scent of the monsoon

Scientists find evidence of health benefits in the desert rain.

Asteroid hunters find a telescope testing center near Tucson

The company is tracking potentially valuable asteroids for future mining trips.

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

Wildfire reaches Kitt Peak National Observatory

The Contreras Fire has grown to about 11,500 acres.

Bird flu arrives in Arizona

The first cases were found in Maricopa County.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

University of Arizona researcher gets closer to solving ancient mystery

Studies of tree rings and ice core samples are providing clues to what happened to Minoan civilization in 1500 B. C.

Biomedical engineers sneak medicines past immune system

University of Arizona researchers are developing ways to target medication more efficiently to fight disease.

Ducey desalination proposal carries hefty price tag

Experts think it will cost $60 million a year to operate.

College of Science Lecture Series returns to Centennial Hall

A springtime tradition is back on the University of Arizona campus.

University of Arizona-backed research is finding the source for feelings of hunger

The part of the inner brain that produces sensations of hunger and fullness is familiar to neuroscientists.

University of Arizona astronomy researchers track space junk to the Moon

The spent rocket stage is expected to crash on the far side in March.

Former shuttle cockpit simulator comes to Tucson

Astronauts trained on it, then it became a movie set.

University of Arizona geologist examining Tonga volcano eruption

The explosive force was mostly underwater but stronger than expected

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