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Voices for the Cure with Lucia Maya

A mother shares the lessons she learned from her daughter about healing, living and loving after cancer strikes

The greenhouse at Manzo Elementary serves as an invaluable tool to teach students about the importance of math, science, agriculture, and sustainability.

Local Kids Benefit from Nationally Recognized Ecology Program

Manzo Elementary School's sustainable infrastructure, projects also yield academic results in math, science.

Plants are being grown under different colored UV lights to test their sensitivity to this synthetic energy source.

Light, Color Affect Life All Around

Artificial illumination, brightness make impact on bodies, minds, moods.

Sleep lab subject

Necessity of Sleep Goes Beyond Rest

Body hard at work while people get their zzzz's, including healing, learning and remembering.

A time lapse photograph of light pollution from Tucson reaching the Picacho Peak night sky.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

Matt Kaplan, Research Professor at the University of Arizona, discusses how he will for the first time confirm the evolutionary relationships of the plants he has spent more than 30 years studying.

Evolutionary History of a Flowering Succulent to be Decoded

Genetic analysis becomes affordable for independent botanist and adenium breeder Mark Dimmitt.

Dr. Yves Lussier, associate director for the University of Arizona BIO5 Institute, explains the emerging field of translational Bio-Informatics.

Emerging Field of Bioinformatics Connects Docs, Gene Researchers

Uses areas of computer science, math and engineering to process biological data; developments result from decade of research.

Wolfgang Fink, University of Arizona associate professor for the College of Engineering, discusses how he is working on a new form of retinal technology that he says could help patients see in much greater detail.

Retinal Implants Get New Tech That Could Improve Clarity

Wolfgang Fink, member of the joint U.S.-German research team developing product said current retinal implants allow people to see, but only basic, blurry shapes.

UA Biologist Captures Unusual Animal Behavior on Camera

After scouring endless hours of footage, Pacifica Sommers began to notice something a little odd: a dancing mouse.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

Cold Weather Brings Freeze Warnings

Temperatures are expected to drop near or below freezing overnight through weekend.

Adam Block, founder and manage of the UA Sky Center Public Observing Programs, discusses his pictures of his recent astro-photography.

Astrophotographer Captures Images of Now Extinct Comet

The 4.5 billion-year-old comet fell apart Thanksgiving Day as it traveled around the sun.

Shaunna Morrison, University of Arizona Ph.D Student, discusses her recent discovery of beach sands on Mars.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Study Looks at Community Recovery After Natural Disasters

UA researcher is studying how individuals and communities recover from large-scale disasters, such as the typhoon in the Philippines.

A patient relaxes at an acupuncture session, a complementary and alternative medicine practice.

Complementary, Alt Medicine Grows in Popularity

More people using methods such as acupuncture, herbal meds, despite not having much scientific evidence backing its medicinal benefits.

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