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UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

Wildlife Managers Moving Large Lizards out of Freeway Project's Path

The relocations of chuckwallas will continue until construction starts next year.

One Hormone May Be The Answer To Your Dog's 'Leash Aggression'

A study found a relationship between higher levels of the hormone vasopressin and canine aggression.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its 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.

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