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Familiar Sounds of Summer

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

UA Prohibiting Use of Tobacco Everywhere, Outdoors Included

Goal to 'create healthier community,' campus officials says in detailing smoking, e-cigarette ban starting in mid-August.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

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.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

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.

UA Research Aims to Improve Concussion Diagnosis

Drive for study is to develop tools that can be more sensitive at catching low-grade injury; technology records brain activity along scalp.

Researchers, Philosophers Explore Theories of Consciousness

Despite ongoing exploration of consciousness and its concepts, the future of the study remains unknown.

Cultural Sensitivity Can Improve Health Care, Experts Say

Researchers find that cultural diversity and culturally appropriate care bridge the gap between health care providers and patients, with positive results.

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.

Liquor Regs, Lack of Renters Crushes LGBT Arts Space

Legal inability to serve beer and wine at events ignited domino effect of economic losses for Tucson's Fluxx Studio and Gallery.

UA First of AZ Universities to Cover Transgender Surgeries

Program helps pay for student gender transition surgeries, hormone therapy, behavioral health treatments.

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.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

Cuban Cinema Gains Audiences in Arizona and Elsewhere

Filmmakers are working on new projects that are being shown outside the island.

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