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The City of Mesa and Arizona State University are partnering on a technology business accelerator site, to be located at the ASU Polytechnic campus, in the southeast part of the city.
Drought conditions, hot temperatures, and increased fire danger have resulted in fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning at 8 a.m., Wednesday, May 22.
BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Boz Scaggs knows he has a reputation for being something of a perfectionist. The casually stylish singer-songwriter recalls the endless tinkering and expansive budgets that went into making his multiplatinum 1970s albums “Silk Degrees” and “Down Two Then Left.”
"Star Trek Into Darkness" is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It's reverential, it's faithful, it's steeped in "Trek" mythology.
PHOENIX — Obstacle course runners start on their feet, but eventually end up on their stomachs, sides, even backs at they clamber through mud, over shipping containers, across netting made of mangled ropes.
The J.R. Simplot Co's headquarters is shown in downtown Boise on Monday, May 13, 2013. Simplot is seeking U.S. regulatory approval to market genetically engineered potatoes that resist ugly black bruises and are designed to produce lower levels of potentially cancer-causing acrylamide when fried to growers and, eventually, consumers. (AP Photo/John Miller)
This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows genetically engineered potatoes growing in rows inside a J.R. Simplot greehouse in southwestern Idaho. Simplot is seeking U.S. regulatory approval to market the potatoes _ which resist browning and are designed to produce lower levels of a natural but potentially cancer-causing acrylamide when fried _ to growers and, eventually, consumers. (AP Photo/John Miller)
This Friday, May 10, 2013 photo shows a genetically engineered potato poking through the soil of a planting pot inside J.R. Simplot's lab in southwestern Idaho. Simplot is seeking U.S. regulatory approval to market the potatoes _ which resist browning and are designed to produce lower levels of potentially cancer-causing acrylamide when fried _ to growers and, eventually, consumers. (AP Photo/John Miller)
Six Chandler Unified School District students will be honored this weekend for qualifying to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, often noted as, “the world’s most prestigious pre-college science competition.”
The placemat is a favorite at many dinner tables: The often-whimsical plastic version catches the slip of spaghetti from a youngster's fork, while a nice cotton placemat elevates the dining experience just a little without having to set down a whole tablecloth.
Twenty Arizona students qualified to compete in next week's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held this year=at the Phoenix Convention Center. The students come from across the state, including six from the Chandler Unified School District. Here, they receive honors from Gov. Jan Brewer.
Six Chandler Unified School District students will be honored this weekend for qualifying to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, often noted as, "the world’s most prestigi
Six Chandler Unified School District students will be honored this weekend for qualifying to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, often noted as, "the world’s most prestigious pre-college science competition."
Among the not-so-favorite memories from high school, standing in front of the class to deliver a presentation ranks right up there. Remember, the clammy palms, racing heart, dry throat and jumbled nerves?
Web-hosting giant Go Daddy announced Tuesday it will be expanding its operations in Arizona, adding 300 employees.
Celebrate the advent of the “Iron Horse” at the Arizona Railway Museum.
Do you have ideas that can help the Mesa City Council make decisions on major projects? Are you an engineer or planner interested in transportation? Are you interested in the cultural attractions in your community? If so, apply to be a member of one of our advisory boards and committees. Expertise from the community is needed for a host of positions opening up on boards such as transportation, museum and cultural and historic preservation, to name a few.
Ever wonder where the latest gadgets and technology designed to make the world a better place come from?
The Norwegian directing team of Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg, whose biopic of World War II resistance fighter Max Manus was a huge hit on home turf, have turned to another native hero for "Kon-Tiki." One of the most-vaunted escapades of the 20th century, Thor Heyerdahl's 1947 Peru-to-Polynesia expedition by raft gets glossy big-screen treatment in this efficiently told action-adventure. Delivering visual drama and understated character study, sometimes in disappointingly formulaic fashion, the feature has its incisive moments but falls short as both epic and intimate portrait.
The number of hybrid cars in the U.S. will triple by 2015, according to J.D. Power and Associates. This change in demand and technology requires a new skill set from today’s mechanics. The premise is that drivers around the world will continue trading gas guzzling, big-body cars for lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles that are easier on the pockets and the environment.
A helicopter took off one recent Wednesday morning from Mesa’s Falcon Field for a nearly two-hour flight around Arizona.
His acceptance speech was easily the most brief, but the thoughts shared Friday night by United Food Bank President and CEO Bob Evans were certainly among the most poignant.
Gilbert's Campo Verde High School will give diplomas to 455 students this year. Students earned more than $9.7 million in scholarships.