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CDC reports mumps outbreak in migrant detention facilities
They found 900 confirmed and probable mumps cases among migrants in 57 detention facilities over the past year.
UA scientists build virtual universe to study galaxy formation
Computer models offer a way to capture some of the complexity of how stars form in galaxies and why they stop forming.
UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered
A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.
UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels
In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.
Saturn's rings, moons raise questions about solar system, water origins
A discovery could prompt a rethinking of how the solar system formed.
4 rare pygmy owls successfully hatch at Phoenix Zoo
The cactus ferruginous pygmy owl's range has been declining since the '70s.
Lowell Observatory marks 125th anniversary with 3-day celebration
The Flagstaff observatory, which took part in confirming the expansion of the universe, has embarked on a multiyear expansion plan.
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute Plans Tucson Memory Center
The 10,000-square-foot Toole Family Memory Center will house research as well as patient and family services.
Asteroid Sample Helps Settle Which Scientific Theories Hold Water
Research at ASU suggests a family of common, silicon-rich asteroids could hold enough water to fill half the Earth's oceans.
NASA Announces First Detection of ‘Marsquake’
While scientists had picked up vibrations before, the recent detection was the first clearly coming from the planet.
Who Touched It First? Most People Say, ‘I Did’
A researcher says the experiment in perception can help people be more understanding about others' perspective.
Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World
An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.
ASU Expert: Too Soon to Call Philippine Remains New Homo Species
While the discovery of the remains is important, the declaration of a new species is problematic, says Bill Kimbel.
Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification
The study recommends maintaining the wolf's endangered subspecies status, which it may be stripped of.
Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan
The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.
No Joke, Researchers Try to Decode What Makes Words Funny
Nothing says "humor" like semantic predictors from a computational language model.
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