Black Americans make up about 13% of the U.S. population but account for close to 20% of people with Alzheimer's disease. But only 3% of Blacks are represented in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s drugs.
Meta reportedly paid millions for some of the biggest names around to “act out” different AI characters that you can chat with. The Show spoke with Arizona State University communications professor Liesel Sharabi about what it means.
Aside from humans and some whales, most female mammals don’t live long past the end of their reproductive years. A new study involving ASU and UA finds a surprising exception to that rule – one that could shed light on why menopause evolved in humans.
Two years ago, KJZZ reported that Kamo'oalewa — a space rock co-orbiting the sun with the Earth — likely came from the moon, rather than from asteroids orbiting beyond Mars, as is typical. Now, University of Arizona scientists have explained how this surprising event might have occurred.
Boreal forests comprise one-quarter of the world’s woodlands and exert a substantial influence on Earth’s climate. Now, research is changing our picture of how these massive carbon storehouses react to forest fires.
In honor of a new world record set at the Arizona State Fair, The Show conducted an experiment of its own. Think of the egg drop you did in high school science class. → Hear more interviews from The Show
The Show spoke with Peter Byck, a professor of practice at Arizona State University, about his latest project looking at whether or not the way farmers and ranchers let their cattle graze has an effect on climate change.
Municipal water departments in the Colorado River basin are entering a time of change. Their infrastructure is aging and needs replacement, and they’re starting to invest in new systems that will help cities adapt to a future with a smaller water supply. But, that means big spending and costs that will get passed along to the millions of people who use that water in sinks, showers and sprinklers.
This summer, the FDA approved a monoclonal antibody that can immunize babies against lower respiratory tract diseases caused by RSV. Now, the CDC warns supplies will fall short of demand as transmission rises in the coming months.
Arizona Science Center set an official Guinness World Record at the Arizona State Fair this year. With the help of Arizona students, it broke the record for largest object drop inertia experiment on Oct. 19 at the fairgrounds.
In 2006, NASA and France’s National Centre for Space Studies launched a satellite named CALIPSO. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Now that the satellite’s mission is over after 17 years orbiting Earth, what will happen to it?