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Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 332: STEM Education For Blind Students

Exploring methods to enrich education for those with visual impairments. Plus, DACA expires in 6 months.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Lights Go Out at Kartchner Caverns, Newest Dark-Sky Park

Managing artificial light benefits astronomy, wildlife and humans, association director says.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

Girl Scouts Can Now Add STEM Badges to Their Sashes

Science, engineering and outdoor pursuits allow girls to take risks and seek challenges.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival of Summer, Monsoon in Arizona

Region hosts more than four dozen species.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

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