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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.

We Talk With doctor Karl Kern, M.D. about compression only CPR.

Resuscitation Methods Developed in AZ Known Around Globe

UA's Resuscitation Research Group proposed new approach to cardio pulmonary resuscitation back in 2002.

ABOR: AZ Scholarship Program Could be Model for Other States

Board of Regents President Eileen Klein presenting AZ Earn to Learn to fed. agency Tuesday; organization helps low-income students.

New Web Tool Simplifies Access to Universities Research, Studies

Research tool is result of collaboration between Board of Regents, Arizona Commerce Authority to access UA, ASU, NAU works.

University of Arizona students attend lecture

AZ Week: Students Need Tuition Freeze, ASUA President Says

Morgan Abraham says he hopes state Legislature will fund public universities properly for success of proposal.

We learn about Arizona's rich geological history with Senior Geologist at the Arizona Geological Survey, Jon Spencer, Ph.D.

AZ Landscape As Old As 30 Million Years, Geologist Says

The geology of Arizona has changed dramatically over time; state geologist discusses details.

We are joined by Eric Lutz, Ph.D., CMSP and Mary Poulton, Ph.D.to discuss mining safety and the dangers that many of us, who work above ground, may find hard to imagine.

AZ Groups Working to Improve Mining Safety

Despite safeguards, technological improvements, people still die or are injured every year in accidents.

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