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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park administrators say shipments of wild bison to slaughter are done for the winter after almost 600 animals were removed in an effort to shrink their numbers.
PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania researchers have snipped out a single gene in patients’ immune cells to make them partly resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
LOS ANGELES — The ocean doesn’t just moderate temperatures and influence weather in some of the world’s biggest cities; it also has the power to cleanse the air, new research suggests.
WASHINGTON — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won’t be for the better everywhere.
In 1998, El Niño brought heavy rains and flooding to Laguna Beach and other areas of California. The drought-stricken state could see more rain next winter.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Tired troops may get a jolt out of a late-night caffeine boost, but researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory say they may have found a better way to fight fatigue.
The many jaundiced assessments of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the fifth anniversary of its enactment were understandable, given that the sluggish recovery, now drowsing through the second half of its fifth year, is historically anemic.
NEW YORK — When the news broke, Australia's and New Zealand's headline writers were ready. "Poo sausage: It's a thing," sighed Stuff. "Researchers snag the turd dimension in health stakes," guffawed WA Today. "MEAT SCIENCE: BABY POO TASTES BEST!" snarked blogger Cameron Slater.
Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.
A conference designed to encourage middle school girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math, will be held in Sahuarita next month.
A revolution in our understanding of the brain is underway, says the second speaker in the University of Arizona's "Evolving Brain" series.
They may still be in high school, but they’re living the lives of academics. Students on the eight-member Ironwood Ridge High School Students Modeling a Research Topic (SMART) Team work on research on weekends, build scientific models, travel to conferences and present academic papers.
Cholla High Magnet School is one of five schools from Arizona selected to advance to the next round of Samsung’s nationwide science, technology, engineering and math contest.
These four guys are devising a way to instantly find the dozen "rarest of the rare" events among the million phenomena that will be seen each night by the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope.
Discoveries by NASA’s Curiosity rover are giving scientists a picture of Mars that looks increasingly complex, with small bits of water spread around the surface and an interior that could have been more geologically mature than experts had thought.
The University of Arizona's astronomy graduate students hope to persuade their department, their college and the Board of Regents to acknowledge them as astrophysicists as well as astronomers.
By taking the twinkle out of starlight, the team produced the clearest images ever taken.
Graduating fifth-graders at a school in one of Tucson's poorest areas gave a common response when asked to draw their most memorable moment of the year.