Science and Technology

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.

Greenland ice melt matches UN panel's worst predictions

Dec 17, 2019 New research suggests ice loss in Greenland has contributed just over a centimeter of mean sea level rise over 26 years.

Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

Dec 13, 2019 A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Dec 13, 2019 Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

OSIRIS-REx team chooses spot on asteroid to grab sample

Dec 12, 2019 The team chose the site by whittling down candidates using a bracket system.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Dec 9, 2019 Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

Dormant but dangerous: UA researcher investigating viruses in the human body

Dec 5, 2019 Looking for reasons why some viruses become active and deadly

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Dec 4, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

Where did the Copper State get its copper?

Nov 28, 2019 It all started with a bang.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

Nov 25, 2019 The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

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