Science and Technology

15,000 Sign On to Banner-UA Nationwide Health Study

Oct 15, 2018 The goal is to get 100,000 Arizonans enrolled by 2023.

Sensor System Gives UA Researchers More Ways to Detect Lies

Oct 12, 2018 The system measures hundreds of cues that point to deception.

Tech Weekend Brings Together Entrepreneurs From Arizona, Sonora

Oct 12, 2018 The three-day, 54-hour Techstar Startup Weekend in Tucson is focused on Latinx in tech.

Research Ties Urban Flu Patterns to Population Density, Climate

Oct 10, 2018 Researchers say there's more to the spread of flu than the expected seasonal patterns.

Scientists Put Forward Candidate For First Known Exomoon

Oct 4, 2018 If confirmed the discovery would be considered the first of its kind, scientists say.

Audit: CBP Not Protecting Information Gleaned From its Drones

Sep 27, 2018 The audit found the agency's drone program is vulnerable to losing confidential information the aircraft gather.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Gaining New Attention From Scientists

Sep 20, 2018 A UA researcher says evidence of ice volcanoes on the surface make Ceres an interesting subject.

UA Researchers Seek New Applications for MRI Technology

Sep 18, 2018 The high-resolution scans are being used to help doctors treat patients with cerebral palsy.

NASA Mission Passes Key Milestone With Yuma Parachute Test

Sep 18, 2018 The agency can now give the Orion parachute system the go-ahead for flights with astronauts.

Saudi Fund Invests $1B in Electric Car Firm Planning Production in Arizona

Sep 17, 2018 The money from the sovereign fund could mean the production at a Casa Grande factory of Lucid Motors vehicles for market.

Arizona Financial Technologies Law Helps Foreign Partnerships

Sep 17, 2018 Groups are working to encourage the growth of the "fintech" industry in Arizona.

Autonomous Truck Company to Add 500 jobs in Tucson

Sep 12, 2018 TuSimple credits Arizona's business-friendly regulations.

UA Professor: Lie Detector Won't Reveal White House's Anonymous Dissenter

Sep 10, 2018 John Allen says polygraph tests will not solve the mystery behind New York Times op-ed.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Sep 6, 2018 Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Grant Funds Research to Fight Deadly Lung Disease

Sep 6, 2018 The University of Arizona College of Medicine seeks a cure for excessive scar tissue.

Study Warns Against Taking Endangered Mexican Wolf North of Historical Range

Sep 5, 2018 Researchers warn that going beyond range could threaten decades of conservation and recovery efforts.

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