Science and Technology

High Schoolers Co-Author Scientific Research Thanks to Internship

Nov 15, 2018 A UA professor says the students made significant contributions to research into bioinformatics.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Nov 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

UA Center Receives Funding for Alzheimer's Research

Nov 9, 2018 $3.7 million grant to help researchers study problem growing in urgency.

UA Researchers Developing Plastic-Based Solar Cells

Nov 6, 2018 The group is working on on organic, lower-cost solar power collectors

Growing Tucson's Tech Industry

Nov 1, 2018 Research parks and a new startup academy are helping locals develop new ideas.

NASA Bids Farewell to Kepler, Pioneering Planet Hunter

Oct 31, 2018 After nine years and more than 500,000 stars observed, the space telescope is retiring.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Oct 31, 2018 Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

Oct 30, 2018 The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

Oct 29, 2018 The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Tucson Researcher Tracking Unusual Blue Asteroid

Oct 26, 2018 UA student's data includes comet Phaethon's link to Geminid meteor shower

Crowdsourcing Moral Dilemmas to Guide Self-Driving Cars

Oct 24, 2018 A new study seeks to understand how the public sees life-and-death decisions encountered on the road.

Education Board Adopts New History, Science Standards

Oct 23, 2018 The revisions include edits following an outcry over how the draft standards addressed evolution.

Mars Water Could Support Oxygen-Breathing Microbes

Oct 23, 2018 Simple, multicellular life, such as sponges, could survive in briny waters near the surface of the planet.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Oct 19, 2018 Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

UA, Microsoft Working to Make Data Centers Sustainable

Oct 18, 2018 The 'Cloud' uses as much power as 6,000,000 homes

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

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

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