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Startup To Commercialize Blood Test For Most Major Cancers

by on May 28, 2019 0

When testing for such as lung cancer disease, doctors know that tissue biopsies are necessary and potentially life-saving, though the procedures used to gather tissue can lead to dangerous complications, from bleeding to lung collapse. To lower the need for invasive procedures, researchers at the University of Arizona developed a new blood test that can […]

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Maricopa County Library District To Nix Late Fees

by on May 28, 2019 0

No longer will you have to worry about overdue books and late fees when visiting the library. The Maricopa County Library District recently announced it will waive late fees and no longer charge for overdue books. “By eliminating overdue fines, more people can use library materials and services without the fear of incurring fines they […]

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Teen activists energize climate action at town hall

by on May 28, 2019 0

For years, climate change and environmental issues have proved to be the human rights puzzle that politicians and scientists have yet to solve. However, Greta Thunberg, a fervent student climate activist from Sweden, decided to take a stand against this period of inefficiency and staged a strike by walking out of school and demanding change […]

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Phoenix proclaims May 25 Dennis O’Neil Day to honor ‘Batman’ comic book writer

by on May 28, 2019 0

The City of Phoenix in partnership with Square Egg Entertainment proclaimed May 25 as “Denny O’Neil Day” after the prolific comic writer. O’Neil was presented with the proclamation and featured as the guest of honor at this year’s Phoenix Fan Fusion event for his philanthropic work with Hero Initiative. As a central figure in the […]

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Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 Guide

by on May 21, 2019 0

A few name changes over the years, but don’t fret, the event is still the same great geeky fun. Formerly known as Phoenix Comicon and Phoenix Comic Fest, made its debut in 2002. The annual pop-cultural event runs from Thursday, May 23, to Sunday, May 26, and will offer four full days of activities, cosplay events, […]

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Film Making Complex May Come to Arizona

by on May 21, 2019 0

A consulting firm from the Valley wants the TV and movie industry to consider Arizona when filming. They’re planning a massive development for just that purpose. On Wednesday, Ruben Arizpe, from the Scottsdale Consulting Group, revealed plans for a movie and TV campus just outside Peoria. It would have room for 24 stages and an […]

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New Device Can Detect Drugs In Seconds

by on May 21, 2019 0

Phoenix law enforcement have new drug-recognition technology. The new technology is saving lives, saving taxpayer dollars, and making officers and prosecutors more efficient. The technology is the TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer. Phoenix City Council recently approved a $533,000 contract with the manufacturer‍, Thermo Scientific. While the device looks like an iPad, it costs quite a […]

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