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Study: Soil Bacteria Can Improve Crop Yields During Droughts

Grain crops like corn and wheat produced up to 40 percent more seeds.

Does the Explosive Bombardier Beetle Have the Most Interesting Genome?

UA researchers hope to win crowd-sourced genome sequencing of the Sonoran Desert beetle and its 'mysteries to unravel.'

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

Tucson Team to Study Dust on Space Bodies Slated for Exploration

Researchers at the Planetary Science Institute will study bodies without atmospheres looking for resources, dangers to future space missions.

In One Campus Building, a Window into the Cost of Deferred Maintenance

UA needs $350 million to catch up with campus repair, maintenance needs.

A Gourmet Feast Grown with a Green(house) Thumb

The meal features food grown in controlled environments.

Researchers Give Corn a Tool to Fight Fungus

Genetic modification stops carcinogen growth in corn.

'Rise of the Rocket Girls' Chronicles Contribution of NASA Women

Tucson Festival of Books author Nathalia Holt tells professional, personal stories

Demoted as a Planet, Pluto May Get Another Chance

Astronomers discussing new definition that would include it and other celestial bodies.

Newly Discovered Earth-like Planets Hold Promise for Life

Arizona planetary scientists anxious to learn more

UA Graduate Sets Sights High in the Sky: Science in Space

Michelle Thompson in the running for Canadian Space Agency astronaut job.

Total Solar Eclipse in 6 Months Has Astronomers Preparing

Phenomenon can be seen in 70-mile swath from regon to South Carolina; partly visible in Arizona.

Nutrition, Not Genetics, May be Key Factor in Disease

UA conference to study role of good nutrition in disease prevention

Wildlife Officials Pleased With Growing Mexican Gray Wolf Count

Wolf count rebounds to 113 after drop the previous year.

Arizona Scientists On Edge Over Trump Environment Promises

President promised to relax or eliminate many environmental protections.

Episode 125: Local Law Enforcement Responds to Trump's Immigration Actions

Plus, black student leaders on misguided idea of 'post-racial' society; the UA Conference on Aging; the future of the Arizona Geological Survey.

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