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Phoenix surgeon uses 3D-printing technology to reconstruct patient’s face

The last thing Jake Reynolds remembers is chasing a frisbee through a bush at Sierra Verde Park in Glendale.


Why hasn’t telemedicine taken off in Arizona? Experts say most doctors don’t get paid

Modern medicine is constantly evolving – but sometimes, it develops too fast. Experts said state laws have hindered telemedicine, a technology that could be utilized to provide health care throughout Arizona.


Maricopa County Attorney’s Office stops issuing iPhones to employees

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it will stop distributing iPhones to employees in the wake of a national legal battle between Apple and the FBI.

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Arizona movie crew to share funding struggles at PHX Startup Week

Director and producer Marcus De Leon spent more than two years asking investors for the funding he needed to create his film “There and Back.”

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U of A study examines alcohol use in Native American population, helps debunk stereotypes

TUCSON – Popular culture often depicts Native Americans as drunks and binge drinkers.


Tucson-based World View to offer balloon rides to space

Tucson – Space, a place that seems foreign to us earthlings, could be the next hot trip destination for the public. One Tucson-based company plans to offer space tourism in two years.


Website: ASU ranks second in nation for ‘sugar babies’ seeking financial help

TEMPE – Arizona State University student Ashlie Stella said she has racked up more than $4,000 in debt.


Proposed Senate bill would regulate drones, prohibit city ordinances

A bill making its way through the state Legislature would introduce a statewide drone policy and invalidate cities’ attempts to regulate the devices.


Advocates want simulators, not live animals, to train military medics

WASHINGTON - Caesar lies on the table, motionless, as medics begin to address a gaping wound. Motionless because, well, Caesar's a dummy.


Phoenix Sky Harbor breaks yearly traffic records, prepares for future growth

A record 44 million passengers passed through Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport last year, a 4.5 percent increase from 2014. And airport officials said they’re making preparations for continued growth in years to come.


Robotics conference in Phoenix showcases future of medical, military technology

Wearable and implanted devices are the next frontier of military technology and medicine. That was the message at the Wearable Robotics Association’s WearRAcon 16 conference, which opened on Wednesday.


App aimed at Chinese-speaking students wins $50,000 in ASU competition

Tempe – Despite Chang Liu’s numerous years of English lessons in China, she found it extremely difficult to communicate when she arrived at Arizona State University.