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Artillery responds to changes in climate, and when soldiers want to test weapons in a hot, dry environment, one of the places they come to—is a Yuma Army Base.  And it’s not just U.S. military operations.   Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports.

The future of healthcare is the focus of a unique camp at Yuma Regional Medical Center. The Volunteer Services Healthcare Career Exploration Camp prepares students for careers in medicine by taking them inside a working hospital. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports.

Yuma-Three Yuma educators will host a panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, an event that is touted as the largest comics and pop culture event in the country.

The panel will discuss how nerd and geek culture has become mainstream and how it can help students succeed in the classroom.

A professor at Arizona Western College in Yuma has caused a stir in the world of paleontology. His research suggests that an ancestral porcupine evolved as a result of migration. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science desk says the debate over migration vs. evolution has become rather…prickly.

Concerns over interactions between the police and the public have led many police departments to consider body cameras. However, many face funding shortages and must devise other means to purchase the equipment, especially in rural areas.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

The Wellton Police Department in Yuma County has become the first law enforcement agency in the state to register on a donation website for body cameras.  Sgt. David Rodriguez, who has been with the department for 11 years, coordinates the effort.

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