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18 hrs ago | Science Daily
Objects in our visual environment needn't be seen in order to impact decision making, according to new research. Take a look around, and what do you see? Much more than you think you do, thanks to your finely tuned mind's eye, which processes images without your even knowing.
22 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville
16, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. . Miguel Jimenez loads free sandbags to protect his home, Tuesday, Sept.
22 hrs ago | Fox News
In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm. It's the second time in two weeks that the desert is getting hit with the aftermath of a hurricane.
22 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
By TERRY TANG and BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press PHOENIX - In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm. It's the second time in two weeks that the desert is getting hit with the aftermath of a hurricane.
Yesterday | The Daily Beast
The meteor that hit the Earth millions of years ago and is believed to have caused the dinosaurs' extinction also led to a major re-composition of forests and completely shifted the landscape of plants, a new study revealed Tuesday. Sixty-six million years ago, forests were made up largely of slow-growing, evergreen plants, such as oak, holly and cycads.
Yesterday | Advance
What defines learning? When does learning actually start? How does learning occur? Theses all question that regardless of your life science specialty, you have probably pondered. Each of you probably has your own answer, but here's what several University of Arizona scientists think about the learning puzzle box.The UA team took a unique approach in that they looked at the infant learning development of 15-month old infants.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 8 -- University of Memphis issued the following news release: The University of Memphis is a founding member of a consortium that is launching a critical new phase in developing the Internet of the future.
Despite the significant reduction in the overall incidence and death rates from strokes in the United States over the past twenty years, more attention needs to be paid to specific age groups, a recent study found. The new research, conducted by Dr. Silvia Koton of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Prof.
TUCSON, AZ - As rain pours down, the water levels in washes, creeks, streams, and rivers can go up dramatically in Southeast Arizona. The consequences can be deadly for people caught in flash floods or for those that choose to drive into the flood waters.
Your anxiety appears to be well-founded. At least that's what a new study suggests.
This is the ninth time Playboy has published its party school rankings, and the first time the Ivy League institution has made the list. Coming in at number two was the University of Wisconsin, followed by West Virginia University, University of Arizona and the University of Iowa.
In a recent Washington Post piece , Diana Liverman, a professor at the University of Arizona, explains how she used to teach her undergraduates about climate change - and why she stopped. "A few years ago, I discovered my undergraduates had informally renamed my Intro to Environmental Studies class.
Analyses by University of Arizona geoscientist Alexis Licht and his colleagues show these snails lived in a monsoon climate that had dry winters and very rainy summers. Analyses by University of Arizona geoscientist Alexis Licht and his colleagues show these snails lived in a monsoon climate that had dry winters and very rainy summers.
A resource center designed to help recruit the country's top-notch graduate students into the University of Arizona held its grand opening reception at Old Main on Friday. UA Graduate Center Director Dr. Meg Lota Brown joined Provost Andrew Comrie and UA President Ann Weaver Hart in launching the new Graduate Center located at the Babcock Building on Speedway Boulevard near Campbell Avenue.
Arizona college students are putting their friendly rivalries aside and collaborating in amazing effort to help those in need of free healthcare in Phoenix. Students from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University created a service organization that provides no-cost medical care and education to the homeless population in the Valley.
Special to the Courier The Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott, hosts Dr. Cecil Schwalbe, a renowned herpetologist who always presents his scaly subjects with a great sense of humor, on Friday, Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Schwalbe will give a free presentation at the Highlands Center on common state and local reptiles and amphibians and why they matter.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:32 pm
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