Science and Technology

Star Betelgeuse's mysterious dimming has the attention of UA astronomer

Feb 21, 2020 If the star goes “supernova,” Narsi Anugu says it will provide a boost the field of astronomy.

NASA considering UA-backed trip to moon of Jupiter

Feb 17, 2020 Exploration of the volcanic moon Io is among four choices for the future mission.

Arizona Spotlight Special: Arizona Addicted

Feb 11, 2020 Tearing down the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction with stories from Arizonans who have lived the experience, and found the road to recovery.

Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

Feb 11, 2020 If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

Window opens for tribes to seek licenses for internet access

Feb 4, 2020 Tribes had pushed to be first in line for the licenses that once were reserved for education institutions.

Study: Four Corners drought intensified by human-induced warming

Jan 31, 2020 A researcher said the drought showed what climate change is like "in the here and now."

Scientists explain how stress can turn hair gray

Jan 23, 2020 A study examines how stress response can impact stem cells that act as a sort of color reserve for hair.

How grasshoppers deal with blood rushing to their heads

Jan 21, 2020 A new study sheds light on how insects deal with gravity when they're upside down or sideways.

UA students forge connection with Navajo Nation in engineering project

Jan 21, 2020 Program focuses on finding food, energy and water solutions that can be deployed in rural Arizona.

UA physicist says many subatomic breakthroughs to come

Jan 10, 2020 John Rutherfoord is among researchers using the Large Hadron Collider.

New online tool points consumers Native American-owned businesses

Jan 8, 2020 The RezRising website and phone app aims to not only draw attention to Native American entrepreneurs, but also change attitudes.

Antarctic study yields new information for climate change models

Jan 8, 2020 A UA-led team used robotic floats to collect data in the Southern Ocean.

The top theory about our moon's origin was developed in Tucson

Jan 3, 2020 Tucson scientists published in 1975 the key theory about the moon's creation.

ASU leader tapped to head National Science Foundation

Dec 20, 2019 If confirmed by the Senate, Sethuraman Panchanathan would serve as the 15th director of the NSF.

New tools in store for cell biology researchers

Dec 20, 2019 UA scientist examining ways to show cellular chemistry at work

The future automated workplace

Dec 19, 2019 How the "new industrial revolution" will affect jobs and education in Tucson and Pima County.

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