The Arizona Diamondbacks are giving their fans "real-life" field experience using innovative, virtual-reality technology the team has unveiled at Chase Field. Read more

University of Arizona Campus Arboretum

This week's Univeristy of Arizona Campus Arboretum's Tree of the Week is a highly heat tolerant plant and is blooming right now! Read more


Samantha Kunk "fell in love" with teaching despite not wanting to follow her mother into the career. Read more

Astro photographer Sean Parker is photographed at Horseshoe Bend near Page, Arizona

Despite Sean Parker's meteoric rise to international acclaim in astrophotography, the young photographer is relatively new to photography. Read more

Stephen Gin, editor

Bear Essential News teamed up with Saguaro National Park volunteers for Bear's signature event for the Arizona SciTech Festival. Enjoy the photos! Read more

Michaela Webb

Composting toilets can help the public conserve water and energy while also enriching local soils.  Read more

University of Arizona Campus Arboretum

This week's UA Campus Arboretum Tree of the Week features the fragrant, but aptly-named Catclaw Acacia. Read more