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Looking for Food-Borne Pathogens in Unusual Places

The Yuma agriculture industry wants to know what carries the pathogens and how far.

Deep, Two-Mile Fissure Discovered Near Picacho Peak

Fissures are deep cracks in the earth caused by over pumping of groundwater.

Program Aims to Send Latino Students to College in STEM Fields

Pima Community College was awarded $3.1 million federal grant.

Former UA President Robert Shelton to Head Telescope Project

Shelton, the university's 19th president, has experience with global observatories.

Arizona Still Untouched by Disease Deadly to Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease has affected herds in other Western states.

Creating Rules of the Road for Hazardous Space Junk

UA's Moriba Jah is an author on NASA-commissioned study on managing space traffic

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft 'Aces' Its First Deep-Space Maneuver

Engines fired to set up gravity assist for the UA-led mission's spacecraft.

Tech Schools Don't Want to Be Overlooked for Teacher Raises

Some uncertainty lingers after years of budget strain.

'Hack Arizona' to Draw Hundreds of Young Innovators

36-hour event will attract students and sponsors.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Up To 30 Percent Water, Study Says

The findings provide clues to how the dwarf planet was formed.

UA Camera Catches Glimpse of Earth, Moon from Mars

Scientists took images while calibrating space instrument.

Oro Valley Student's Science Project Chosen for Competition

Amanda Minke's lead-reducing water filter among 300 student projects competing.

ASU Wins NASA Funding for Two Space Missions

One will go to asteroid, another involves objects orbiting Jupiter.

ASU Completes Largest-Ever Study of microRNA

The previously little-understood miRNAs are likely major players in gene expression.

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Fires Engine in Space

Deep-space maneuver directs the UA-led spacecraft back toward Earth

Year-End: Space Missions Topped Arizona Science News

Science reporter Sara Hammond looks back at discovery and destinations.

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