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Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

Episode 324: Documenting Mars For a Decade With the HiRISE Camera

A look at the people behind the mission, and potential future space scientists.

'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.

Greenland Study Seeks to Bolster Prediction of Sea-Level Rise

UA scientists combined data sets to propel further research.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

UA Lunar and Planetary Lab to Celebrate Years of Mars Photos

Annual open house will feature the work of HiRISE camera as well as activities for kids, adults.

UA Space Programs to Launch 'Asteroid Day' 2017 Stream

OSIRIS-REx, Catalina Sky Survey lead off programming.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Changing Your Sleep Habits is Worth It, UA Researcher Says

Not getting enough sleep can result in memory and concentration issues, but also high blood pressure.

Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival of Summer, Monsoon in Arizona

Region hosts more than four dozen species.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Astronauts and Aficionados Enter Tucson's Orbit for Spacefest

Experts and fans rub shoulders during space-themed weekend.

Planting Fish to Kill Mosquitoes: 'This Is Historical'

Endangered fish species going into swimming pool to eat larvae.

Planetary Scientist Honored for Global Outreach

Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.

UA to Get Early Sample of Asteroid for Study

The material should give a glimpse into the history of Bennu, and of the universe.

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