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$60K 'Started Ball Rolling' on World-Class Astronomy Research at UA

Donation 100 years ago went for Steward Observatory at eastern edge of campus.

Brain Cancer Study: Some Tumors More Vulnerable to Traditional Treatments

Common, complex and deadly, old-school methods seem to work better on GBM tumors.

Flagstaff Scientist Detects Water on Rare Metal Asteroid

Another group of scientists wants to send a spacecraft to the asteroid, named Psyche.

Healthy Hearts of Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise

Tanzania's Hadza foragers, and others like them, are around 14 times more active than people in industrialized societies.

Rare Comet Trio Has Astronomers Crowdsourcing Observers

Planetary Science Institute hoping for continuous help from amateurs and professionals.

Southwest Monarch Study Gets $89K To Track Butterflies

The award was part of a larger effort to aid in the recovery of a declining Monarch population.

Look to Skies to See 'Super Moon' Sunday Night

Moon's orbit brings it close to Earth during its full phase.

Revenge, Blood Feuds Among Early Sonorans Seen in Burials

An atypical interment of an enemy could be an attempt to gain prestige through defiance.

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

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

UA Space Camera Details Crash Site of Europe's Martian Lander

Meanwhile, the European Space Agency's orbiter is successfully circling the planet.

ASU Radiation Test Could Help Triage Nuclear Attack Victims

The test uses gear already found in many medical centers to test thousands of blood drops.

Colorado River Delta Still Thrives 2 Years after Dam Flow

It is supporting bird and plant life while recharging groundwater.

UA Study: HIV's First US Foothold Was in 1970s

A man referred to as "Patient Zero" was also misidentified, researchers said.

Study: Southwest May Face Severe, Multi-Decade Drought

If the rate of greenhouse emissions stays the same, it will likely hit by the end of the century.

Jupiter Spacecraft Captures Image of Towering Polar Storms

First pass of giant planet nets unexpected scientific data

UA Scientist Who Made Map for Apollo Moon Landings Dies

Ewen Whitaker dies at 94; was a pioneer of planetary science for NASA.

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