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Astronomers catch sight of planet in making around young star in neighborhood of Taurus

For the first time ever, astronomers have noted a planet taking shape out of microscopic dust particles present 450 light years away from Earth. They have directly seen the primordial process that changes huge clouds of cosmic dust into newborn planets over millions of years for the first time... read more

It seems good to hear that the Sonoran Desert Tortoise, found primarily in Arizona, are no longer listed endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. On October 5, 2015, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service declared that eels will not be listed under the Endangered... read more

Retirement Abodes Ranked, Arizona Occupies Three of the Top 5 Spots

After working on a hectic schedule all your life, all one needs is the perfect location to enjoy every bit of it that has been painstakingly earned. For the dedication and hard work that has been put in all through the years, you deserve the best retirement abode ever.

The new ranking by... read more

Dog left hanging from a tree in Arizona; Animal Shelter raises $20,000

A shepherd mix dog was found hanging from a tree in Tuscon on May 12. A team at Pima Animal Care Center has cared for the dog and it has shown signs of recovery. The shelter has posted updates about the dog on its Facebook page.

The dog has been adopted by a family in Tuscon and is... read more

Arizona’s Medical Insurance Stands Enfeebled by Lawmakers

Insuring the rich while depriving the poor could be termed as the present scenario in Arizona. The recent attempts by Arizona’s Legislature to overturn Medicaid benefits available to its citizens, brought out the Janus-faced approach of the government.

It is rather disquieting that a... read more

Arizona Lawmakers give green light to Abortion Bill

Arizona lawmakers have approved a legislation under which the abortion providers are required to tell women that they may be able to reverse a drug-induced abortion.

This will stop women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace, including abortion coverage.

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UNLV Anthropologist Discovers Oldest Human Fossil

A UNLV anthropologist has helped discover a fossil which has been used by researchers to fill the gaps in the disputed period of human evolutionary history.

Brian Villmoare, a UNLV anthropologist along with his team recently made headlines after they discovered the oldest human fossil.... read more

No Ticketing of Uber, Lyft Drivers in Arizona

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said Thursday that his move to stop state regulators from ticketing drivers for rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft is legitimate as it is intended to meet his goal of nurturing cutting-edge businesses.

"Companies like Uber and Lyft are innovative,... read more

Arizona Officials Changing Drugs they use for Convicts to death

Arizona officials on Monday said they are changing drugs that are used use put inmates to death. The changes were outlined in a report by a consultant that reviewed Joseph Rudolph Wood's controversial execution, which critics said was botched and brought demands that procedures be changed.

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Genome Sequencing Study of Birds and Crocodiles conducted to reveal Secrets of Dinosaurs

In an attempt to reveal the secrets of dinosaurs, the researchers have sequenced the genomes of 48 bird and three crocodile species. These two have been chosen as both the groups share a common ancestor that lived around 240 million years ago and also formed the base for the dinosaur species.... read more

Moon witnessed volcanic eruptions in last 50 million years: Researchers

A new discovery made by a group of geologists at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration suggests that the moon has witnessed small but widespread eruptions of basaltic lava during the last 50 million years.

The details of this discovery were announced in a paper... read more

Ancient underground village, estimated to be 1,300 to 1,800 years old, discovered in Arizona

A team of 10 archaeologists combed the Arizona's Petrified Forest National Park with an aim to search for signs of ancient life. They found sandstone slabs sticking up out of the sand dunes, this proved to be the evidence of the fact that the prehistoric forests present here at one point of time... read more

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