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UA Research Finds Trees May Absorb Less CO2

North American forest growth slowing because of climate change, tree ring study reveals.

Astronomers, Led by UA, Confirm 100-Plus New Planets

Celestial bodies could contain clues about our solar system's formation.

Tucson Police, African American Communities Evaluate Relationship

Success working together creates a less-divided community, they say.

Study: College Calculus Deters Women from STEM Fields

Explanation for gender gap in science and technology jobs emerges in nationwide study.

Fungus Helps Plants Soak Up Carbon Dioxide

Flagstaff ecologist's work shows plants can thrive without nitrogen

UA Alzheimer's Research Looks at Aging Female Brain

Scientist considers reproductive milestones as triggers

UA Researchers Focus on Healthy Aging Brain

Dementia, Alzheimer's are not inevitable.

Tucson Company Improving Space Mission Water Quality

Paragon Space Development process increases recycled water.

Arizona Geological Survey Folds into UA Campus

State offices closed; funding to come from the UA for one year.

Earliest New World Humans Used Fire as Tool, Study Finds

Scientific study including NAU paleoecologist looks at ancient charcoal findings.

Flagstaff Astronomers Find Planet Orbiting Young Star

Prior discoveries of big planets were limited to old stars; this one's 'only' 2 million years.

Era of Solar Discovery on Kitt Peak Coming to an End

Larger telescope on Maui will continue research

Tucson Amateur Astronomers Host Free Star Party

Saturday is international Astronomy Day

Vail's Cienega High Students to Document 2017 Solar Eclipse

Monday's Mercury transit provides telescope and data collection training.

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

Smartphone App Connects Bystanders to Emergencies

PulsePoint alerts nearby volunteers to administer CPR in cardiac arrest incidents

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