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The Yuma Sun Scholars program recognizes students in Yuma County who excel in one of seven academic categories.
Sat May 18, 2013
Picture Rocks Road crash sends 2 to hospital
Deputies with the Tucson Mountain District responded to the call where two pick-up trucks- a white Dodge Ram and a gray Ford Ranger collided head-on. The male driver of the Ford Ranger was found going in and out of consciousness and was transported to University of Arizona Medical Center in serious condition.
San Bernardino: Human rights advocate speaks at university
Roberto Cintli Rodriguez, assistant professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona, will speak at Cal State San Bernardino.
Graduating students from Arizona Western College, Yuma Branch Campus of Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona-Yuma Academic Center received their diplomas at the Commencement Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night.
Change of plea hearing delayed for ex-Yuma dancer
A change of plea hearing for a professional dancer who secretly videotaped victims with a hidden camera while they were undressing, including at least three instances in Yuma while he was a guest artist in community performances, has been postponed until next month.
Fri May 17, 2013
Winds on Neptune, Uranus may shed light on exoplanet atmospheres
Inscrutable ice giants Neptune and Uranus have only a thin rind of windy weather over their fluid contents, a team of planetary scientists say.
Roofing co. CEO lists Lighthouse Point 5BD for $3.5M
Robert Kornahrens and Deborah Kornahrens have listed for sale a five-bedroom, 4.5-bath home at 4000 N.E. 31st Ave.
Linda Connors named Larimer County magistrate
Linda Connors was selected by Chief Judge Stephen Schapanski to join the 8th Judicial District as a District Court magistrate for Larimer County.
Pico De Pichuberry: South American Superfruit Arrives in Arizona
A new superfruit juice just started filling the shelves at Whole Foods - and is starting to make its way across Southern Arizona.
Israeli Researcher Challenges Jewish DNA links to Israel, Calls Those ...
The Genetic Literacy Project reports that the ongoing conflict between Israel and its neighbors over the origins of the "Jewish people" has surfaced again as an issue of great controversy-with science in the crosshairs.
NASA's asteroid sample return mission moves into development
The Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer passed a confirmation review Wednesday called Key Decision Point -C. NASA officials reviewed a series of detailed project assessments and authorized the spacecraft's continuation into the development phase.
Thu May 16, 2013
Weather on the outer planets only goes so deep
Both planets feature similar climates, despite the fact that Uranus is tipped on its side with the pole facing the sun during winter.
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Marijuana Helps Control Diabetes, Promotes Good Cholesterol, Leads to ...
Smoking marijuana has "remarkable" effect on diabetic problems and may lower risk of getting the disease, a study published on Wednesday states.
Marijuana could be used to treat diabetes in the future
According to a May 16 article on Yahoo!News , a study at the University of Arizona has shown that marijuana seems to impact Type 2 diabetes in a positive way.
Infographic: How NASA could use an old spy satellite as a Mars-orbiting space observatory
The NRO's gift to NASA of unused spy satellites could enable a new project termed MOST, or Mars-Orbiting Space Telescope.
The Choice Blog: Slim Pickings at the 'eHarmony for Roommates'
Candice Childress , a student at Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts in Nevada, is one of eight high school seniors around the world blogging about their college searches.
University of Arizona Eller College to bring MBA program online
Eller College of Management today announced that its internationally-recognized MBA program will be available online beginning this fall.
'Good vibrations:' Brain ultrasound improves mood
Transcranial ultrasound stimulation has also shown promise. Ultrasound consists of mechanical vibrations, like sound, but with frequencies far greater than the upper limit of human hearing, around 20 thousand to 20 million cycles per second .
Wed May 15, 2013
New craters abound: Mars camera reveals hundreds of impacts each year
The results suggest Mars gets pummeled by space rocks less frequently than previously thought, as scientists relied on cratering rates of the moon for their estimates.
Fanwood Poetry Reading May 21
FANWOOD, NJ The Carriage House Poetry Series will present distinguished poets Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Leslie Heywood reading their works onTuesday, May 21st at 8 pm in the Kuran Arts Center on Watson Road, off North Martine Avenue, adjacent to Fanwood Borough Hall.