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UA COVID Watch app is now on 30,000 devices

Its effect on the coronavirus pandemic may never be known.

OSIRIS-REx mission enters home stretch

UA-backed spacecraft is less than a month away from its first asteroid sampling attempt.

Learning about COVID-19: Science, false positives and vigilance

How changes in scientific advice reflect the learning curve of the pandemic.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

UA to lead Center for Quantum Networks

Harvard, Yale and MIT are also part of the five-year, NSF-funded research into quantum computing.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

Living with Alzheimer's, during a pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a Tucson artist's meticulous style brings solace; and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Improving Arizona COVID-19 trends could drive testing declines, complacency

Experts say states need higher testing rates to gauge and improve COVID-19 responses.

UA scientists investigate connection between Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

The team is developing new ways to look at protein interaction in the human brain.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

What living in a world made from chemicals means for "The Sensitives".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Jes Baker on making self-love a part of the pandemic; and a Summer 2020 insect update from "The King of Sting", Justin O. Schmidt.

ASU to launch cameras aboard new Mars rover, Emirates orbiter

ASU cameras have previously perched atop the masts of the Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity Mars rovers.

UA expands antibody test

Participants can also opt in to yearlong immunity study.

Epidemiologist: The goal for COVID-19 testing is speed and access, not absolute numbers

Delays to Arizonans getting test results make it hard to conduct effective contact tracing.

Humpback chub 'alien abductions' help frame the future of the Colorado River

While not considered very "charismatic," this keystone fish plays an important role in water policy.

Mars missions prepare to launch

Three spacecraft are scheduled to depart for February 2021 arrivals at the Red Planet.

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