More Pima County Science Stories

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

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

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

Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

Planting Fish to Kill Mosquitoes: 'This Is Historical'

Endangered fish species going into swimming pool to eat larvae.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

Pima County May Appeal of World View Court Ruling

A judge voided the contract, saying the lease agreement violated state law.

Will Arizona Election be Fraud Free? Yes, and Here's How

Plus, meet the new CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership.

UA Collaborative Study Seeks Ways to Slow Cognitive Decline

Universities recruiting adults age 65-90 for computer-based exercises and mild electric stimulation.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

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

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Diving Under Glass: Adventure .001 Leagues Under Sea

AZPM's Christopher Conover dives into the glass enclosed ocean at Biosphere 2; 'From time to time, my job lets me go and do things on my bucket list,' he says.

Expo Teaches About Past Through Archeology

The annual event hosted by Arizona State Parks has been around for 32 years; highlights region's history.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

Historic Park's Pond Drying Because of Drought

Distinctive desert-meets-swamp characteristic of Tucson's Agua Caliente Park is slowly disappearing.

Selected Archive Filters

Pima County, Science
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona