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Melting Snow Won't Help AZ Rivers This Year, Forecast Says

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture anticipates water will be well below normal levels as snow thaws despite average amounts of snowfall through much of the West Coast.

Dust blows from Freeport MacMoRan mine tailings near Green Valley, Ariz. in July, 2013. The incident led Pima County to issue a notice that the company violated air quality standards.

Low Air Quality Caused By Dry Winter, Low Pressure Zone

Pima County Dept. of Environmental Quality has issued five air quality warnings in the past two weeks.

Jerry Moloney, director of Arizona Center for Mathematical Sciences, discusses plasma channels that could some day direct where lightening strikes.

Power to Control Lighting

An international reserch team has developed a plasma channel that could be used to direct lightning.

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Driver-Less Cars About a Decade Away, UA Engineer Says

Technology being developed for a vehicle to navigate itself, promising to make roads safer eliminating human error; however, it also raises legal questions.

Dan Taylor and John Woolf discuss the importance of foreign healing systems.

Fusion Medicine

Dan Taylor and John Woolf's training and treatments may look very different, but both men have traveled extensively to perfect their work.

Dr. Eric Lutz, Assistant Professor for the Community, Environment and Policy Division at the UA College of Public Health, discusses pseudomonus infections and the developments the University is making in preventing these diseases.

UA Scientist Aims to Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections

People who have been in the hospital for a week or longer are at greater risk of catching a pseudomonas infection.

We talk to Vigrinia Rich, Assistant Professor, UA Dept. of Soil, Water and Environmental sciences, about permafrost microbes.

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.

Scientist Study a Mystery of the Deep

Montezuma Castle National Monument, between Phoenix and Flagstaff, is home to a body of water that has left scientists perplexed.

Archaelogists Unearth Ancient Hopi Ruins

Researches hope to learn more about some of the Southwest's earliest inhabitants.

We talk to Teresa Lappin, Member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, and Robert Gilroy, President  of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, about their organization's history, goals and projects.

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.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

UA's Asteroid Mission: Touching Example of Space Exploration

OSIRIS REx will examine the asteroid Bennu and bring back a sample to Earth by 2023; launches in 2016.

We sit down with Nicole Avena, Ph.D. from the New York Obesity Research Center, to talk about sugar and what it does to our bodies.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

Ken Drozd, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service, discusses what to expect this summer and how the heat and moisture compare to previous years.

Summer Weather Has Equal Chance of Normal, Wet, Dry

Using El Nino as a measurement to help predict, the National Weather Service says conditions are unclear at this point.

This Friday, the Loft Theater will screen Particle Fever, a film about the biggest and most expensive science experiment in history, one that is part hard science and part philosophy.

UA Researchers Take Part in 'Biggest, Most Expensive' Science Experiment

The Large Hadron Collider's start-up, launch are center of film to be screened at The Loft; scientists discuss its connection to the university.

We learn about the OSIRIS-REx project with Dante S. Lauretta OSIRIS-REx Principal Investigator and Professor at the UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

Space Scientists Discover Asteroids with Rings

The discovery was a surprise and has launched a new line of theories to explain how rings can form around a small object in space.

We sit down with Stuart Hammeroff, the director of the Center for Consciousness Studies.

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.

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