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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Oct 2015

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

Oct 15, 2015

Decoding the Sounds of Everyday Life

UA Psychology professor learns from candid moments most don't notice.

Sep 3, 2015

A Quest for Bighorns in the Heart of the Black Mountains

A postcard from the Desert Bighorn Sheep Workshop from Reporter Vanessa Barchfield

Aug 14, 2015

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Aug 7, 2015

"The Reason for Flowers"

Get a different perspective on the beauty, ecology and lore of flowers from Stephen Buchmann, a pollination expert and the author of a new book of natural history.

Jul 23, 2015


Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Jul 2, 2015

Toads, Turtles and Tarantulas Get Busy During Monsoon

The monsoon motivates movement and reproduction in the Sonoran desert.

Jul 2, 2015

About Bugs & Brains

Visit a UA lab where research into the learning and memory of insects and fish is being conducted.

May 28, 2015

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015

MacArthur Fellow Gary Paul Nabhan

Scientist, food activist and writer raises awareness and enthusiam about plants, food, and a healthy environment.

Apr 23, 2015

A Look Back at "Life in the Universe"

UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz reflects on a recent lecture series and the importance of bringing scientists and the community together

Mar 19, 2015

Fitness as the Frontline

People with Parkinson's disease find physical and emotional benefits with exercise.

Mar 19, 2015

2015 Celebration Will Be Pi Perfection

On March 14, 2015 at 9:26 a.m. and 53 seconds, the first 10 numbers of pi will be in perfect order.

Mar 13, 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

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