Driving through the Arizona desert between Tucson and Phoenix, it's easy to see the remnants of agricultural boom times. Irrigated agriculture in the Arizona desert peaked in the 1950s and has steadily declined as urbanization's water demand has exploded. The road is flanked with abandoned c…
Never too soon to get ready for college
A Palo Verde Magnet High School teacher has been honored as the 2014 Southern Arizona Educator of the Year.
Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.
Throwing flying discs into targets seems like all fun and games.
Jade Beall, whose Kickstarter project is a book of photographs intended to redefine what society considers beautiful, photographs Chris Aguilar and her daughter, Loren, 21.
Jade Beall, right, directs Chris and Loren Aguilar during a photo shoot for Beall's book "A Beautiful Body," which will feature unretouched photos of mothers.
Michael Sargent,owner and president of Sargent Research, invented the Flexy, a money clip made of carbon fiber that also opens beer bottles. It was funded through Kickstarter.
Insulation lies on the floor inside the 1946 Spartan Manor trailer that Kyle Bronsdon is converting into a mobile piano bar.
Michael Sargent opens a bottle with a Flexy.
Musician Kyle Bronsdon is converting his trailer into a mobile piano bar. He's sunk about $12,000 into the project.His effort to raise an additional $7,500 on Kickstarter fell short.
Kyle Bronsdon's vision is to convert his trailer into a studio/office and a mobile music venue with a piano, mini bar, bartender and bistro tables with room for 12 to 15 fans.
The money clip and bottle opener invented by Michael Sargent is made from rolls of carbon fiber.
Flexy was fully funded on Kickstarter. The money allowed the clips to be manufactured at a consumer-friendly price.
Jeans, brew pubs, food trucks, even an inflatable planetarium. Poke around Kickstarter, and you'll find some pretty unusual stuff - often someone's dream. Many right here in our own backyard.
More than 300 University of Arizona students showed off engineering technologies - ranging from a new missile sensor system to an automated, fast-cooling beer dispenser - Tuesday at the UA's Engineering Design Day.
What do missiles think about as they're flying through the air?
The University of Arizona formally dedicated a conference room Wednesday at the UA department of electrical and computer engineering to Tucson electronics pioneer Tom Brown, founder of the former Burr-Brown Corp.
Today the Pima County Board of Supervisors will consider a policy to give preference to local businesses when the county contracts with architects and engineers.