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Earliest New World Humans Used Fire as Tool, Study Finds

Scientific study including NAU paleoecologist looks at ancient charcoal findings.

Flagstaff Astronomers Find Planet Orbiting Young Star

Prior discoveries of big planets were limited to old stars; this one's 'only' 2 million years.

Era of Solar Discovery on Kitt Peak Coming to an End

Larger telescope on Maui will continue research

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

New Web Tool Explores Drought In Colorado River Basin

Charts and images explore 16 years of drought in the Colorado River

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

Proposals Would Regulate Grand Canyon Backcountry

Activities in canyon currently governed by 3-decade-old management plan.

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

AZ WEEK: El NiƱo to Bring Colder Days, Rain to Arizona

Occasional weather pattern warms Pacific Ocean, has global implications.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

AZ WEEK: Exploring Mars on Silver Screen, in UA Research

University of Arizona's connection to planetary science dates to dawn of Space Age.

Tucson Residents Focus on the Moon, Celebrate Science

Groups encourage residents to "look up and be inspired."

ASU Research: Colon Cancer Cells Trick Body to Spread

Inflammation actively encourages the spread of cancerous cells.

Forests Worldwide Vulnerable to Drought, UA Researcher Says

UA scientist contributes to climate change findings

Answer to What Killed Bighorn Sheep in Santa Catalinas

Untreatable Illness has caused severe losses in herds throughout Western states.

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