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Colorado River Delta 'Pulse Flow' Shows Signs of Success

Water release at Yuma dam enhances vegetation, opens waterway to Sea of Cortez for first time in half-century.

UA Gets $20M to Help Build World's Largest Telescope

Scottsdale businessman's donation will help pay for 8 mirrors for instrument to be installed in Chilean mountains.

NASA Spacecraft Gets Closer to Pluto; Should It Be Reclassified as a Planet?

New Horizons is turning its cameras on after a 9-year, 30-billion mile journey from Earth.

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Experts: Fewer Trees May Result in Healthier Forests

Scientists say this could increase water supplies for people, help environment in Northern Arizona.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Teenagers Ask Big Questions at Biosphere 2's Summer Academy

It's a Tuesday afternoon, a group of high school kids are trudging in rubber boots through only mangrove forest in Southern AZ.

Global Climate Changing, Tucsonans Working Outdoors Feel Heat

National Climate Assessment says Southwest is going to get even hotter, drier.

Familiar Sounds of Summer

Some "singing cicadas" are associated with the monsoon but a bug expert disagrees.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Archaeology, Adventures and Agaves

Tucson archaeologists are beginning new chapters after decades at the University of Arizona, reveal ancient culture's uses for tough native plant.

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

Permafrost Soils Could Contribute to Global Warming, Scientist Says

Recently discovered by team of researchers; have been frozen for tens of thousands of years, but are beginning to thaw, producing methane - a powerful greenhouse gas.

Friends of Stars, Skies in S. AZ

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association is celebrating 60 years in the community; they are connected to all things astronomy.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

Interdisciplinary Consciousness Conference Celebrates 20 Years

Toward a Science of Consciousness hosts around 800 scientists, philosophers, experimentalists, artists and students from different backgrounds and perspectives; taking place in Tucson thru April 26.

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