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OSIRIS-REx on the Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Selected for honor by science education non-profit

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 332: STEM Education For Blind Students

Exploring methods to enrich education for those with visual impairments. Plus, DACA expires in 6 months.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Project Aims to Gather SW Archaeological Data for Online Tool

The Cyber-Southwest project can help researchers understand issues facing pre-Columbian Southwest societies.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Southern Arizona Science Fair in the Running for $100K Innovation Award

The Drucker Foundation points to science fair organization's data and evidence emphasis.

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