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Research finds higher risks for Hispanic and Indigenous patients in Arizona with kidney cancer

According to the research, a higher risk of mortality and advanced-staged kidney cancer in these racial groups are more common.

Hurricane predictors forecast busy 2021 season

UA group has been on target about storm predictions since 2014.

White House announces group to address drought in the West

The interagency group will work with federal, state, local and tribal governments to tackle the water shortages.

Planetary scientists look ahead to new airborne explorers

They say the historic Mars Ingenuity helicopter flight is only the beginning.

HEROES study: COVID vaccines 90% effective

First responders rank among workers with the highest risk

Researchers developing sensor testing for COVID-19

New method could detect PCR test-evading COVID variants.

Newest UA telescope mirror in cool down phase

Technicians are preparing to polish it for use in a mountaintop observatory

"Bend in the Wash: The Rancho Linda Vista Artist Community"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Searching for gamma-rays with a telescope array in the Santa Rita Mountains, and film essayist Chris Dashiell on the masterpiece “La Jetée”.

"Who Framed Rosa Parks?" - Brenna Wynn Greer on the history of Black imagemakers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel "Year of Wonders"; and a tale of love and loss written by a 6th grade student.

Alcohol abuse soars in lockdown

Severe alcohol use jumps 400% in lockdown, according to UA researchers

Child COVID cases starting to be studied

Researchers are asking why kids are less likely to contract serious COVID-19 infections.

UA astronomers observe far-away quasar for clues to universe's early years

The galactic phenomenon is more than 13 billion light years from Earth.

UA researchers receive grant to build new space telescope

The Aspera project is expected to launch in 2024.

Banner-Phoenix morgue overflows with COVID-19 dead

Hospital calls on refrigerated trucks as the pandemic grows.

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in Tucson

TMC, Banner-UMC giving vaccine to front line health care workers

COVID-19 vaccinations begin Thursday in Pima County

Most people will get theirs in spring or early summer.

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