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Cambridge, Massachusetts - X-rays transformed medicine a century ago by providing a noninvasive way to detect internal structures in the body. Still, they have limitations: X-rays cannot image the body’s soft tissues, except with the use of contrast-enhancing agents that must be swallowed or injected, and their resolution is limited.
Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer: "Tomorrow, Americans will unite to remember and reflect on the tragic events at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago. Let us pay special tribute to the nearly 2,400 Americans who died in the unprovoked attack, as well as every sailor, soldier, marine and airman who served and sacrificed for our great country during World War II.
Washington, DC - With help from NASA, four student-built CubeSat research satellites launched into space Friday from the California coast as part of the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative.
Wellton, Arizona - U.S. Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station arrested four men and seized three bundles of marijuana - 152 pounds worth an estimated $76,000 - and other contraband in the Cabeza Prieta Mountains yesterday.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring Dec. 7, 2013, as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Yuma, Arizona - One Book Yuma is a literacy and humanities program to engage our community in dialog about pertinent, topical and timely issues important to our region and the world beyond.
Yuma, Arizona - Enjoy some Christmas cheer at the Heritage Library! On Saturday, December 21st, children of all ages are invited to make Christmas ornaments for the library’s Christmas tree at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., kids can have their picture taken with Santa Claus! There is no charge to attend.
Yuma, Arizona - Add some science to your holiday! On Friday, December 20th, tweens ages 8-12 are invited to experience “Electro Science” at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Discover conductivity, insulation, and magnetism with simple, fun experiments in the Children’s craft room! There is no charge to attend.