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Kaleidoscopic Look at Bradbury, Famous Sci-Fi Writer

Essay collection explores his life and different dimensions of his work; fans will be able to find it at Tucson Festival of Books' Science City.

David Cuillier, director of UA school of journalism

UA Journalism School Director Testifies in DC on State of FOIA

David Cuillier says government is overusing Freedom of Information Act exemptions.

Extreme close-up of a red flower.

UA Campus Has Collection of Plants for Education, Research

University Arboretum provides science-based knowledge using woody plants, cactus to address state needs, including environmental ones.

Exhibit Reveals Historic, Natural Landscapes From Above

Images "represent heritage we all share," says aerial photographer Adriel Heisey, currently displayed at Arizona State Museum.

We discuss SB1310, an effort to prevent Arizona schools from implementing Common Core standard, created by our guest William McCallum, Director of Institute for Mathematics in Education at University of Arizona Math Department.

Eliminating Common Core in K-12 a Mistake, Professor Says

State legislation dead for now, but would be 'a disaster,' says mathematician who helped build curriculum regimen.

We talk to Rich Smith, Director of UAMC Artificial Heart Program, and Michael Garippa, CEO and President of SynCardia Systems, Inc., about how artificial heart technology has changed and some of what patients can expect to see in the future.

Local Medical Tech Co Testing New Devices for Artificial Hearts

SynCardia will launch a smaller device for people who are too petit such as elderly women and children.

We sit down with Marvin Slepian, UA Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, to discuss how a new pacemaker technology will eliminate the need for a battery.

New Tech Uses Patient's Body to Power Pacemakers

A major challenge for the device's manufactures is its battery, which must be safe, reliable and long lasting as it controls abnormal heartbeat.

UAPD Hires New Police Chief

Former chief retired, Cmdr. Brian Seastone promoted; he proposes more community outreach, working with other UA departments.

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

We talk to Michael Worobey, UA Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, about new research about the evolution of the flu.

UA Evolutionary Biologist Published for Flu Research

Mike Worobey's findings include looking into the 'family trees' of various gene segments of the virus.

Southern Arizona is home to countless species of butterflies, including thins Monarch Butterfly.

Tucson Welcome International Assistance for Migratory Insect

Canada, United States and Mexico agree to help the famous monarch butterflies.

Clay Artist Redefined Native American Pottery, Curator Says

Featured artist at this weekend’s Southwest Indian Art Fair is Jody Folwell, internationally recognized artist from Santa Clara Pueblo, NM.

Joseph Shaw and Desiree Piazza, Russian studier majors from the University of Arizona, discuss their experience interning for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games

UA Students Intern for NBC in Sochi Winter Olympics

Seniors majoring in Russian studies were selected for opportunity, recently returned to Tucson.

We talk to Larry Lang, PhD, Program Director of Confucius Institute, Angelina Lin, Dancer Choreographer, and Jason Kiesl, Intern, about their integrative approach to enhance people’s understanding of the Chinese language and cultural.

UA Confucius Institute Using Art to Unite Chinese, US Cultures

Program manager says they focus on culture; recently brought master martial arts instructor for Chinese New Year fest.

Tucson's modern streetcar and light rail transit system has benefited from Congressional earmarks.

Tucson Streetcar Project Manager Says It's Going Smoothly

A launch date has yet to be announced but testing has been successful with 5 streetcars already in town, she says.

We learn about heart disease with Dr. Lori Mackstaller M.D., an associate professor of Clinical Medicine.

Physician: Depression May Lead to Heart Disease, Vice Versa

Cardiovascular disease has also been linked to other conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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