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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
The Biosphere 2 Model City research facility in Oracle, Arizona: Saturday, April 21, 2012. Members of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, TEVA2, visit with Biosphere 2 staff and officials from GoE3, an Arizona-based company that has promised to deploy 500 of their modular quick chargers across US highways over the next 18 to 30 months. Two Nissan Leafs and a Tesla Roadster is also shown.

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

May 10, 2012

After The Flames, A Slow Healing

As Arizona forests rebound from recent wildfires, restoration experts plan for future flames.

Oct 20, 2011
Sideshow banner at the 2005 Erie County Fair in New York, depicting a chupacabra attacking a goat.

Tracking the Chupacabra

Author Benjamin Radford explores the history and the reality of the famous bloodsucking monster. Is it more than just a modern myth?

Sep 1, 2011
Warning Coordination Meteorologist Ken Drozd considers issuing a flood advisory.

Inside The National Weather Service's Tucson Operations Center

A team of forecasters work around the clock to turn local weather data into accurate forecasts and timely advisories.

Aug 18, 2011

A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

Jun 3, 2011

Dr. Carolyn Porco

One of America's leading planetary scientists talks about the ongoing exploration of Saturn and its moons. She'll be in Tucson to present at SPACEFEST III (June 2nd - 5th, 2011).

Jun 2, 2011

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