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The 1918 flu known as Spanish Flu, but new research establishes that the flu originated in the Western Hemisphere. NPR

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

Mar 20, 2014
Husband and wife Tim and Norma York

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Oct 24, 2013
William Williams and his mother Della Williams

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

Oct 17, 2013
Tory Middlebrooks and his mom, Rowan Frost

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

Oct 10, 2013

Voices for the Cure: Remembering Brenda Loomis

Two friends pay tribute to a woman who inspired them even as she fought cancer

Oct 4, 2013

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

Sep 26, 2013
Circus Amperean performer Wendy Craft pours some juice

The Power of Circus Amperean

Find out how a small performing arts group is blending mad science and high voltage to entertain Tucson audiences

Sep 19, 2013
Organ Pipe National Monument is in the middle of conflict among border law enforcement, the environment, and park visitors due to the environmental impact of border security and enforcement policies

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

Jul 23, 2013
Boxes of Chapul Cricket Bars are displayed on the counter of Rocks n' Ropes.

New Insect-Based Protein Bar Promotes Water Sustainability

Crickets could be an uprising culinary delicacy.

Jul 11, 2013
A program at TMC collects the cord blood of babies at high risk for cerebral palsy in hopes that the blood's stem cells could one day treat the disease.

Banking Stem Cells Fosters Research

Questions remain about practicality of saving baby's cord blood

Apr 9, 2013
A young visitor looks at different minerals at The University of Arizona's Mineral Museum.

Hidden Treasure in Tucson

UA Mineral Museum displays gems from around globe

Feb 6, 2013

Teachers' Voices with Briana Gryzynger and Greg Stafford

Who is teaching the teachers? Meet a pair of classroom educators who also contribute to their peers' ongoing learning at the Biosphere 2

Dec 6, 2012

Arizona's Newest Telescope Now Operational

Discovery Channel Telescope, fifth largest in U.S., makes scientific and screen debut

Sep 7, 2012
We take a tour with the TBG Director of Horticulture, Michael Chamberland, and learn about how moisture-loving plants such as orchids and bromeliads are grown in our desert environment.

Tropical Plants Thrive In 'Cool' Greenhouse

Tucson Botanical Gardens showcases unique plants in controlled environment

Jul 10, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Ofelia Zepeda and Meredith Kupinski

Two educators talk about a new program where teachers - instead of students - are asked to become immersed in the indigenous culture of their school.

Jul 5, 2012

Ancient Signs of Intelligent Life

Visit some petroglyph sites in the Tucson Mountains with guide Allen Dart, the executive director of The Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.

May 31, 2012

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