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Bighorn Sheepwatch 14 — Thirteen Sheep Dead and Three Lambs Born

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, FEATURES, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

More bighorn sheep are dead. A total of 13 have died, most by mountain lion predation. One bright spot is the birth of 3 bighorn lambs.

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Eurypterus remipes–An Unusual Valentine

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, SLIDER | 0 comments

For Valentine’s Day, my dear spouse ´╗┐bought me a fantastic gift — a 400-million-year-old fossil sea scorpion, Eurypterus remipes.

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Junk Science Alert #1– No Proof Lemons Cure Cancer

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, JUNK SCIENCE ALERT, SLIDER | 0 comments

This is the first in a series of posts about junk science. Junk science is based upon evidence that is non-existent or as thin as this lemon slice.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 13 — New Life and Another Death

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

One new bighorn death has been reported, but with two new lambs born, there is a glimmer of hope for the Santa Catalina bighorn sheep reintroduction project.

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Meteorite Hunters and Scientists Collaborate in Tucson

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

The object from space hurtled toward Earth. As the object entered the atmosphere, it began to burn, creating a visible fireball. With a sonic boom and a ground-shaking thud, the object hit the earth.

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