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Searching for What Turquoise Tells Us About Ourselves

Researchers look into the significance of the stone for cultures, past and present.

Study Traces Citrus Family Tree to Foot of the Himalayas

Untangling the chaotic backstory of one of Arizona's celebrated "Five Cs."

UA Focused on Project to Get First Images of Black Holes

National Science Foundation grant will help coordinate and compute data from telescopes.

Scientists Sue EPA Over Who Can Serve On Advisory Boards

The lawsuit is in reaction to the banning of EPA-grant recipients from the boards.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Catch a Total Lunar Eclipse Early Wednesday Morning

Early in the morning, the eclipse will cover a super, blue moon.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Global Temperatures in 2017 Rank in Top 3 on Record

The desert Southwest experienced its warmest readings ever.

Catalina Sky Survey Sets Record for Finding Asteroids

University of Arizona program bags 990 space rocks in 2017.

Honeybee Research Hints At How Microbes Spread Antibiotic Resistance

Gene transfer taking place in the guts of the insects could be worsening the crisis.

HiRISE Camera Reveals Ice Buried in Mars Cliffs

The UA instrument's find could be a boon for future human exploration.

The Art of Paying Attention: Gila Woodpecker

Beth Surdut finds much more to these marvels of natural engineering than is obvious to the eye...or ear.

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Arizona and Sonora Look to Desert to Prepare for Space Missions

Researchers want to team up and return to the Sonoran Desert to mimic conditions on Mars.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: how Street Outreach is building trust with Tucson's homeless youth; and writer Lisa M. O'Neill shares an essay about the personal toll of sexual harassment.

UA Astronomer's Camera to Play Key Role in New Space Telescope

Infrared camera will search for first objects in the universe.

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