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OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft 'Aces' Its First Deep-Space Maneuver

Engines fired to set up gravity assist for the UA-led mission's spacecraft.

Tech Schools Don't Want to Be Overlooked for Teacher Raises

Some uncertainty lingers after years of budget strain.

'Hack Arizona' to Draw Hundreds of Young Innovators

36-hour event will attract students and sponsors.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Up To 30 Percent Water, Study Says

The findings provide clues to how the dwarf planet was formed.

UA Camera Catches Glimpse of Earth, Moon from Mars

Scientists took images while calibrating space instrument.

Oro Valley Student's Science Project Chosen for Competition

Amanda Minke's lead-reducing water filter among 300 student projects competing.

ASU Wins NASA Funding for Two Space Missions

One will go to asteroid, another involves objects orbiting Jupiter.

ASU Completes Largest-Ever Study of microRNA

The previously little-understood miRNAs are likely major players in gene expression.

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Fires Engine in Space

Deep-space maneuver directs the UA-led spacecraft back toward Earth

Year-End: Space Missions Topped Arizona Science News

Science reporter Sara Hammond looks back at discovery and destinations.

Tucson Scientist Wants Public Help on Jupiter Photos

Amateurs, professionals involved in selecting sites for Juno Cam documentation.

UA Astronomers Study Milky Way via Balloon over South Pole

Scientists looking for clues to origins of universe in 'interstellar medium.'

The Art of Paying Attention: Great Horned Owls

Author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tracks some of nature's most accomplished masters of camouflage in Tucson.

Supercomputer Helps Neurological Institute Identify Elusive ALS Patterns

Barrow turned to IBM's Watson to process data about the neuromuscular disease.

Chilean Desert Dust Deepens Case for Life on Mars

Though not proof, it's strong cause to return to explore Martian soil.

UA Lecture Series Opens; Focus on Brain, Heart Health

Patients with heart disease may suffer cognitive impairment.

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