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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jan 2015

Chris Impey looks "Beyond"

Does humanity possess an "exploration gene"? Award-winning UA scientist looks at the past, present, and future of space travel in new book.

Jan 29, 2015
Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Jan 15, 2015

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Nov 6, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Carolyn Green and LaTrice Jordan

Hear how family support and regular self-checks and mammograms helped a Tucson woman to survive breast cancer - twice.

Oct 23, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Sherrie Dobson

The story of a woman who listened to her body - and her mother - and caught her breast cancer early, now looks back at her experience in a way she never thought she would.

Oct 16, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

Oct 10, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

Oct 2, 2014

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Jul 18, 2014

Global Climate Changing, Tucsonans Working Outdoors Feel Heat

National Climate Assessment says Southwest is going to get even hotter, drier.

Jul 17, 2014

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Jul 17, 2014

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Jul 17, 2014

Gulp! - Adventures in the Alimentary Canal

Science writer Mary Roach discusses her latest book, an in-depth look at the science of food - and other things people can swallow.

Jul 3, 2014

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Jun 19, 2014

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

May 8, 2014

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 21, 2014

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

Mar 21, 2014

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