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National Academy of Sciences

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    March 6, 2009

    Crime Lab at Arizona Department of Public Safety Lands Lofty Accreditation as it Seeks State Funding

    There's nothing like knowing something is worth an expensive pricetag -- as long as you've got little choice but to pay for it. Days after a prominent Arizona Republic story about how lawmakers are scrambling to find funds for the cash-poor Arizona Department of Public Safety crime lab, the age ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    Apocalypse How?

    Jerry Brady predicts that al-Qaida will be coming to a power line near you

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    September 13, 2001

    Big Bong Theory

    Arizona's pro-pot advocates cast first stone in latest national effort to legalize marijuana

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    August 23, 2001

    Giving Us Crap

    Farmers say it's nourishing. Critics say it's noxious. Either way, tons of California sewage is headed to Arizona.

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    August 7, 1997

    The Man Who Loved Lucy

    ASU's Donald Johanson redefined our understanding of man's origins. But when he told the world about it in books and on TV, some scientists thought he talked too much.

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    March 27, 1997

    Water Over the Dam

    Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.

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    August 22, 1996

    Babbitt's Interior

    As the White House flips and flops, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt takes his environmental losses and victories in stride. Is his stoicism a necessary virtue or a political vice?

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    January 25, 1996

    The Center of the Warm

    Nationally renowned ASU scientist Robert Balling thinks environmentalists have exaggerated the threat of global warming. He knows politicians and the press have distorted the climate debate.

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    May 4, 1995

    FREON EASY

    ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.

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