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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.

The Militant Baker's Body Love Revolution

Blogger and advocate Jes Baker asks 'What do you love about your body?'

Diving Under Glass: Adventure .001 Leagues Under Sea

AZPM's Christopher Conover dives into the glass enclosed ocean at Biosphere 2; 'From time to time, my job lets me go and do things on my bucket list,' he says.

UA Gets NASA OK to Move Ahead with Mission to Asteroid

Launch of OSIRIS-REx scheduled for 2016, returning in 2023 with soil samples, mapping to explore origins of solar system.

UA Houses a Mysterious Jewish Biblical Document

Restoring the historical 200-year-old, 100-foot Torah scroll requires a knowledge of kosher laws, UA Judaic studies scholars say.

Board of Regents Approves UA Tuition Increase

Higher tuitions also OK'd for ASU, NAU, including 4-year stabilized rates for freshmen entering in the fall.

Children’s Bike Club Promises Health, Community Benefits

Tucson Boys & Girls Club’s new bike club brings children outdoors; researchers say outdoor play boosts physical, mental health.

Suspended Surgeon Files a $18.96M Claim Against UA

Dr. Gruessner was put on administrative leave with pay last Sept. for allegedly altering transplant records; he denies accusations.

First Compassion Training in Southwest, Links to Health Found

Cognitively-based compassion training is a secular technique that draws from lojong, a mind training practice in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

Researcher Combines Art, Science in Cancer Spread Study

UA assistant professor of cellular & molecular medicine, Ghassan Mouneimne, uses microscopes and Photoshop to create startling images of cancer cells.

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

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