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Is Learning to Live on the Moon the Key to Sustainability on Earth? When Apollo astronauts stood on the Moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by black.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

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WashPost Reporter on Anti-Israel Protests Is Moonlighting As Fierce...

The lead reporter on Monday's Washington Post story on Palestinian protests is Britain Eakin, whose Twitter bio reads "Graduate Student Extraordinaire in Journalism and Middle East Studies at UA, Tucson."


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Journalism

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tucson Weekly

Video of Tucson Streetcar Ride Down 4th Ave Underpass

Following a Sun Link news conference today hosted by Mayor Johnathan Rothschild and a plaque dedication honoring Rep RaAol Grijalva , a group of local dignitaries and the media were led aboard Tucson's Modern Streetcar on its route up to Mercado San Augustin and back down 4th Avenue to the University of Arizona.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

MAPS Medical marijuana news

Press Release: Veterans Demand Reinstatement of Dr. Sue Sisley at University of Arizona on Tuesday

On Tuesday, July 22, at 12:00 pm, a group of veterans will assemble at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix to demand the reinstatement of Dr. Sue Sisley, which will enable FDA-approved research into medical marijuana for veterans with PTSD to continue at the University of Arizona.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Marijuana

MAPS Medical marijuana news

Psychiatrist Fired as 'Payback' for Marijuana Research?

Medscape summarizes how the University of Arizona's firing of marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley impacts FDA-approved research into marijuana for symptoms of PTSD in U.S. veterans.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration


Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral...

Image Caption: Electron microscopy image of a virus sample collected during a research cruise with the "Western Flyer" off the coast of Monterey Bay, California.



4 Reasons You're Not Going To Bed On Time

Why You're Hooked: Your boss is consistently impressed with the solid efforts that come out of your wee-hour workathons.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Bioscience Technology

Professor aims to resume research on pot and PTSD

Veterans, medical marijuana activists and scientists welcomed the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

The Arizona Republic

ASU law school construction in downtown Phoenix continues

ASU law school construction in downtown Phoenix continues ASU's $129 million, six-story law school will soon be rising in downtown Phoenix Check out this story on The first students will arrive in Fall of 2016 for classes at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Size and age of plants impact their productivity more than climate, study shows

The size and age of plants has more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, University of Arizona researchers have discovered Sean Michaletz and Brian Enquist take a break from measuring trees in an old-growth forest in Oregon.


Related Topix: Weather, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

The Kingman Daily Miner

Dolphin veterans receive club scholarships

After a combined 24 years of swimming with the Kingman Dolphins Swim Team, Heather Weninger and Pat Webb were rewarded for their time and energy spent with the club to the tune of $400 each in the form of college scholarships.


Related Topix: Arizona, Southern College, Florida Southern College


Documentary details how astronomer's time at UA influenced first moon landing

Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of 'Buzz' Aldrin and Neil Armstrong's historic walk on the moon -- an achievement that had a bit of a local flavor to it.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Arizona

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dallas' new bike czar is ready to roll

Ashley Haire, Dallas' new bike coordinator, takes control of the city's bike plans at a critical time.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Sylvan (Portland, OR), Portland State University, University of Texas at Austin

Business Newsmakers

First Commons Bank, N.A., of Newton, has announced the promotion of Oscar Moreno to senior vice president, retail & business banking.


Related Topix: Newton, MA

Medical Daily

Not Only Can A Divorce Make You Lose Sleep, It Can Also Increase Your Blood Pressure

Sleep deprivation can cause an increase in blood pressure, which can become problematic if it occurs over a long period of time.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

National Geographic

Why Are Scientists Building an "Ocean" in the Middle of a Desert?

They hope the scaled-down version of the Gulf of California will open doors to exciting new science and outreach opportunities.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Stanford University

ABC News

Medical Marijuana Researcher Fired by University

Veterans, medical marijuana activists and scientists welcomed the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Medical marijuana research for vets halted

Dr. Suzanne Sisley was set to begin the only federally-approved research into cannabis as treatment for military veterans who suffer from PTSD.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Native American students get an early introduction to the university experience

Native American youth are improving their chances for success in college and beyond through Konaway Nika Tillicum, a weeklong camp at Southern Oregon University.


Related Topix: Southern Oregon University, Theater, Arts, Klamath Falls, OR, Roseburg, OR

Libraries battle bed bugs in books

Nicole Ramos, left, and Vachara Maneeraj are shown with a solar-powered library book drop outside the Thomas Beam Engineering building at the University of Nevada Las Vegas on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Libraries, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Entomology, Science