Science and Technology

Study shows more people are not afraid to have machines make their choices

Dec 17, 2021 A University of Arizona researcher's survey asked if they preferred algorithms to human-generated decision-making.

COVID-19 creating another holiday of concern

Dec 14, 2021 Omicron variant and vaccination worries are making gatherings difficult again.

Surge of federal funds planned to expand broadband access across Arizona

Dec 14, 2021 Most of the money will go to Arizona's rural counties.

New astronaut list includes trainees with UA ties

Dec 11, 2021 They could be in line for upcoming missions to the ISS and maybe the moon.

UA doctoral student's satellite gathering upper atmosphere data for climate forecasters

Dec 10, 2021 The self-designed research package went aloft on a high-altitude balloon in August.

Threat from hazardous space debris is getting worse

Dec 2, 2021 A University of Arizona scientist says tracking rogue objects is harder than ever.

International bioscience company announces new laboratory in Tucson

Nov 30, 2021 The company will join several other bioscience facilities in the University of Arizona Tech Park.

Archaeologists find hundreds of ceremonial sites that help link Maya and Olmec cultures

Oct 25, 2021 The research highlights the critical role of regional interactions in ancient Mesoamerica.

University of Arizona engineers developing latest wearable diagnostic device

Oct 18, 2021 The array of sensors can be 3D printed and worn like a sleeve.

University of Arizona engineering students demonstrate solar cooking skills

Oct 16, 2021 Over five hundred freshman tested home-made solar ovens on the mall.

University of Arizona researchers search for meaning behind idle thoughts

Oct 14, 2021 The study's results might help physicians diagnose and treat mental illness.

Monsoon brings positive impact to Santa Cruz, other waterways

Oct 11, 2021 River watchers say the rainfall replenished aquifers and aided the fish population.

How the monsoon season impacted life in Southern Arizona, from wildfires to bugs

Oct 1, 2021 The National Weather Service said the monsoon season was the third-wettest that Tucson has seen since 1895, and it followed an exceptionally dry year.

Imposter Syndrome makes accomplished people feel like frauds

Sep 30, 2021 The phenomenon causes chronic self-doubt and creates problems in the office.

The fascinating history of Mr. & Mrs. Neil, and their Mountain View Hotel.

Sep 23, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: University of Arizona research creates understanding about the role of estrogen in preventing Alzheimer’s Disease; and a 2nd grader's story about learning the difference between wishes and reality.

Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

Sep 17, 2021 They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

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