Science and Technology

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.

Biosphere 2 drought study continues

Nov 22, 2019 The water was shut off to the rainforest biome for a multiweek measurement of dry conditions.

How to ID a Bee.

Nov 20, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

Safety agency says distracted driver caused fatal Uber autonomous test vehicle crash

Nov 20, 2019 The agency criticized a lack of federal and state regulation for autonomous vehicles.

First full geologic map of Titan reveals moon of varied landscapes

Nov 19, 2019 An author says the findings call for a new mission to the large moon of Saturn.

USDA implementing restrictions to prevent tomato virus introduction to US

Nov 19, 2019 The disease does not pose any risk to people or animals, an industry leader said.

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

Nov 18, 2019 The Apollo 12 mission relied on pinpoint calculations from a UA lunar scientist 50 years ago.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Nov 14, 2019 Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

Nov 6, 2019 An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

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