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UArizona Health Sciences receives grant to study PFAS mitigation in firefighters' blood

Arizona Board of Regents grant will further an Australian study that could minimize forever chemicals' impact on health.

‘Would he be forgotten?’ How a niece’s crusade and military scientists led to ID of Korean War vet

A Cochise County veteran of the Korean War is laid to rest 70 years after he was killed in action.

University of Arizona asteroid hunters celebrate success of DART mission

Spacewatch has used UA telescopes to search for near-Earth asteroids since the 1980s.

Story of a Startup

Tucson is rapidly becoming a hub for startups, and one emerging company is CarbeniumTec.

Out of this world: space tourism expected to launch in 2024

World View, based in Tucson, is now in their preliminary design stage.

2022 "Monsoon Madness" names a decisive winner

The victor successfully predicted rainfall totals during another active season.

University of Arizona aims to help teachers get students back on track after the pandemic

Psychology students and instructors offer their expertise to help the transition back to in-person learning.

Fighting Foodborne Illness

Sadhana Ravishankar has spent her career keeping agricultural products in Arizona safe, and was recently awarded Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona for developing natural antimicrobial washes.

Super Earths are out there

Scientists find most exoplanets they have discovered are similar to our home world.

Comic Book Chemistry

These comic books have turned the periodic table into a chemical playground, and are teaching elementary students college-level chemistry.

True Concord Voices & Orchestra premieres "Helios", and welcomes a friend from the final frontier - actor John de Lancie.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Patrick Robles, president of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona Student, urges the City of Tucson to keep public transit free; and The Tucson Orchid Society celebrates 50 years of shared fascination.

SensorLab

The SensorLab is a University of Arizona Health Sciences initiative that promotes research that relates to human physiology and behavior and emphasizes sensor-based research.

"Painting In, Painting Out": The world as seen by the Sonoran Plein Air Painters.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Hey Y'all", Fortune Feimster is coming to the Fox Tucson Theatre; and a new book for young readers tells the story of a female pioneer in molecular science.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

UA researcher follows trail of a possible second dinosaur-killing asteroid

A new study looks for clues in an underwater impact crater near Africa.

DNA profiles lead to IDs of 2 men who died in Tucson in 2019

The DNA Doe Project worked with the Pima County Medical Examiner's office.

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