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Lunar Pits Could Shelter Astronauts, Reveal Details Of How 'Man In The Moon' Formed

Bill Steigerwald, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center While the moon's surface is battered by millions of craters, it also has over 200 holes – steep-walled pits that in some cases might lead to caves that future astronauts could explore and...

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2014-07-22 20:20:36

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, after market close. UTI will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2014 third quarter financial results and operating performance. The...

2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-07-21 23:02:03

The War on Drugs continues to be a divisive topic for many Americans. As softer drug laws begin to unfold around the country, rehab centers such as The River Source of Arizona are chiming in on why treatment works, what it means for the user, and why it's ultimately a better choice than incarceration. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The results of a 2014 nationwide survey by Washington D.C. think tank Pew Research conclude that approximately 67% of Americans believe treatment is a...

2014-07-21 16:24:53

British Readers Assured London Bridge is Definitely Not Falling Down LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who have a problem with British tabloid media. After the U.K.'s The Sun ran a false June 16 story claiming the city's iconic London Bridge could be "bulldozed" to make room for drug tourism, the Convention & Visitors Bureau sprang into action. As a result, the newspaper ran a page two correction on July 21. It...

2014-07-18 08:23:22

PHOENIX, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Banner Health hospitals in Arizona and one in Colorado were recently named to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital ranking. The U.S. News & World Report showcases more than 720 of the nation's roughly 5,000 hospitals. Fewer than 150 are nationally ranked in at least one of 16 medical specialties. Specifically, Banner Health facilities ranked as Best Hospitals include: -- Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix: Ranked...

2014-07-17 23:11:29

Dr. Ron Sheffield, a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma Arizona, was presented the Badger Award at the 2014 American Indian Business Leaders Conference. Williamsburg, Virginia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Dr. Ron Sheffield was presented the Badger Award, April 12, 2014, at The American Indian Business Leaders Conference (AIBL) in Scottsdale, Arizona. Sheffield is a member of the Quechan Native American Tribe of Fort Yuma, Arizona and serves as President and Managing...

2014-07-17 23:06:03

ASU spinout promises global market impact. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A business startup formed to commercialize technology developed by an Arizona State University engineer and his students has won an Arizona Innovation Challenge award from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the state’s leading economic development agency. Recipients of the award “represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact,”...

2014-07-17 23:05:43

Dr. Todd Hobgood featured in Phoenix magazine’s Q&A section. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 One of Arizona’s largest area magazines, the Phoenix, is currently spotlighting local plastic surgeon, Dr. Todd Hobgood. In its Q&A session, the renowned physician is asked how a more youthful, natural appearance can be created, without leaving the patient looking ‘operated’ on. Named as the magazine’s Top Doctor in 2014, Dr. Hobgood is excited to share his innovative...

2014-07-17 23:05:05

Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix-based discount personal injury law firm that offers free consultations, announces discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury cases. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Hastings & Hastings, a Phoenix-based discount personal injury law firm that offers free consultations announces discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury cases. As a law firm that has been helping accident victims that have been injured through no fault of...

2014-07-17 23:01:40

Certified Specialist in tax law honored by Arizona Business Magazine Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Martha C. Patrick has been named one of the 2014 “Fifty Most Influential Women in Arizona Business” by Arizona Business Magazine. Patrick is a Certified Tax Specialist with over 30 years of experience in the government and private sector, including nearly a decade with the IRS. Patrick represents...


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Arizona Pine, Pinus arizonica
2014-04-18 10:05:00

Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica) is found in the United States in northern Mexico, southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, and western Texas. The Arizona pine closely resembles the Ponderosa Pine found growing in the Sierra Madre Occidental in Arizona south to Durango, CO. The Arizona pine grows in high elevations from 5906-8038 feet. It is a medium to tall pine growing to heights of 82-114.8 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3 feet 11 inches. The bark on young trees is dark brown...

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

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