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New UA Law Clinic Matches Students, Local Startups

Partnership program aims to provide expertise on legal matters that can be problematic for new companies.

We sit down with Doctor J.C. Christianom, M.D., a Neurosurgeon for the Carondelet Neurological Institute, to discuss the unique changes CNI has made to its room layout in hopes of improving patient safety.

Small Changes Make Institute's Rooms Safer for Patients

Tucson's Carondelet Neurological Institute added CT scanners to its operating room, changing the way some surgeries are done.

An aquaponics garden.

S. AZ Entrepreneurs Going Green with Increasingly Popular Method

Business owners are promoting an ancient system as a new way to provide food; aquaponics combines fish and plants to grow food.

Event Brings Investors, Startups Together

Last week, 16 AZ companies gathered in Phoenix to participate in Venture Madness, a head-to-head tournament of business pitches.

Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

This metal flower sculpture is an example of the types of art that people at Xerocraft and Maker House are making with found and recycled materials.

'Maker Movement' Growing in Tucson, Communities Globally

More local residents getting into making stuff; 2 organizations participate in first-ever event promoting such craft.

crowded traffic on highway

Public Safety Dept. Uses Aircraft to Catch Presidents' Day Speeders

There were 138 stops with one plane, eight cruisers sent by Arizona's DPS to a stretch of U.S. Route 93.

Pima County administration and court buildings in downtown Tucson.

Pima Board OKs Road Near Raytheon, Company Happy

Supervisors vote 4-1 to spend $12.7M for new parkway for high volume traffic; hope will bring more aerospace companies to area.

3 AZ Cities Selected for Potential Partnership with Google Fiber

Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale may receive ultra-high-speed cable, Internet up to 100X faster; Brewer argues good to lure high-tech companies.

We discover what genetics can tells us about the heart with Jil Tardiff, M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Arizona Department of Medicine and the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

Genetic Studies of Heart Help in Cardiovascular Research

Researchers study problems with heart muscle, starting from the molecule; new tools help understand how genetic mutations lead to heart conditions.

Tucson Develops New Smartphone App to Fight Graffiti

"MyTucson" is used by the city to help with problem; study says it spent about $1M on graffiti removal in 2012.

We are joined by Eric Lutz, Ph.D., CMSP and Mary Poulton, discuss mining safety and the dangers that many of us, who work above ground, may find hard to imagine.

AZ Groups Working to Improve Mining Safety

Despite safeguards, technological improvements, people still die or are injured every year in accidents.

We learn about Cave Fest at Kartchner Caverns State Park with Robert Casavant, Ph.D. Manager of Science and Research/Natural Resources for Arizona State Parks.

Festival Aims to Highlight Science Within AZ Historic Caverns

Cave Fest is hosted by Kartchner Caverns State Park, encourages visitors to learn about research taking place in area.

David Galbraith and Tom Doetschman from BIO5 Institute & School of Plant Sciences discuss recently published RNA research that could have implications in cancer research, studies of organ functioning, and disease.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

NASA launches a ship in to space.

NASA Changes Worry Tucson Planetary Science

New grant-funding structure promises more money for planetary research, but local scientist negative impacts.

Sharon Bronson, the co-chair of TREO (Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities), and Mara Aspinall, President of Ventana Medical Systems, discuss biomedical diagnostics and how it is effecting Pima County.

AZ Will Be First Home to New Bioscience Degree

Local biotech company, Ventana Medical Systems, joins forces with ASU to train workers in biomedical diagnosis.

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