Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added seniors and people with high-COVID-19-risk jobs to the list of people approved for a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine. A new CDC report evaluates how third doses affected their predecessors: people with conditions that compromise their immune systems.
A rare orange lobster has found a home at an Arizona aquarium instead of becoming someone’s dinner. The unique lobster was discovered over the summer by staff at the Japanese restaurant Nobu in Scottsdale, ABC15 reported Monday.
Arizona on Tuesday reported 1,123 additional confirmed COVID-19 case, a figure less than half the state's latest seven-day daily rolling average and one that state officials said was low because of a reporting problem.
Deep in the Cameron Peak burn scar, nestled among charred hills, there’s an oasis of green. Apart from a few scorched branches on the periphery, it’s hard to tell that this particular spot was in the middle of Colorado's largest-ever wildfire just a year ago. This wetland was spared thanks to the work of beavers.
We are inundated with numbers and statistics every day — be it COVID-19-related, political polling, economic data or even sports. But while these stats can be really important, "The Data Detective" author Tim Harford says we’re not always that well equipped to understand them.
The law banning mask mandates is set to take effect on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This has some in our community alarmed as COVID-19 continues to move through student populations. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new study on the effectiveness of mask wearing in schools.
Earth's deep subsurface contains most of the planet’s microbial life, but scientists know less about it than they do about the surface of Mars. A University of Arizona-led team hopes to change that, thanks in part to a $2.8 million National Science Foundation award.
The authenticity of prized musical instruments like Stradivarius violins can hinge on arguments over assembly, style and varnish. Tree-ring analysis can help settle such disputes, but it, too, has its limitations.
Three CDC studies released Friday, including one focused on Maricopa and Pima counties, underscore the value of COVID-19 prevention strategies like universal masking in keeping schools open. → More Arizona COVID-19 News
The federal government is recommending a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for some Americans if they’re more than six months past their initial doses. The Arizona Department of Health Services says the state has plenty of doses of the Pfizer vaccine to accommodate Arizonans seeking booster shots.
The Show's annual Monsoon Series concluded last week after digging into the effect of climate change on this very Arizona time of year, but we received so many voicemails from our listeners about what the monsoons mean to you that we’re bringing you one more bonus edition today.
Reduced traffic caused by COVID-19 lockdowns made cities a little less noisy, a little less polluted and a little less hazardous to wildlife. Those conditions brought about a big bounce-back among birds common to the U.S. and Canada.
Climate change impacts us all now, but for those living on Native American reservations, the environmental impacts are often more extreme.
Now, the University of Arizona is starting a new center aimed at helping them address those challenges.
Lots of kids can tell you who their favorite Disney princess is — be it Belle or Elsa or Tiana, or someone else. But there has long been a concern among parents that letting their kids watch what are often referred to as "princess movies" could lead to continuing gender stereotypes — especially the "damsel in distress" narrative.