Science and Technology

OSIRIS-REx Photographs Unique Particles Blasted From Bennu

Mar 19, 2019 An unexpected discovery excites UA scientists leading the asteroid sampling mission.

Advanced Dust Storm Detection Coming for I-10 Drivers

Mar 19, 2019 ADOT's radar-based system rolls out later this year.

Neuroimaging Helping Predict Alzheimer's Cases

Mar 18, 2019 UA researchers are working to improve understanding of why some age better than others.

UA Scientists Chosen to Examine Unopened Moon Samples

Mar 14, 2019 Rocks and soil were collected during Apollo missions almost 50 years ago.

Genetically Engineered Cotton No Guarantee of Healthy Harvest

Mar 11, 2019 A UA scientist says certain insects are striking back against pest-control measures.

Arizona Science Roundtable: The Search for Certainty

Mar 11, 2019 UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz leads a group conversation with presenters from the 2019 UA Science Lecture Series

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Mar 8, 2019 Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Tree-Ring Research Reveals Broken Connection Between Weather and Wildfires

Mar 8, 2019 UA professor Valerie Trouet co-authored a study showing jet stream moisture no longer predicts California wildfire severity.

Sonoran Desert Inspires 'Next Generation' Researchers To 'Shake Things Up'

Mar 7, 2019 NGen, created around nine years ago, brings together multi-disciplinary researchers who share a passion for the region.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Mar 6, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

A Change At The Top for World View

Mar 1, 2019 The balloon-launch company has replaced CEO Jane Poynter.

Kwame Alexander's Love Affair with Words

Feb 27, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Charles J. Babbitt's new guide for birding in Arizona; and, what's happening to planet Earth's insects?

Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan

Feb 25, 2019 The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.

UA Optical Sciences to Take Name of Founding Dean Wyant

Feb 25, 2019 Dean-turned-philanthropist James Wyant recently pledged $20 million to support new faculty positions at the college.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Feb 22, 2019 Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

UA Researcher: Mind Does Not Always Rule Body

Feb 15, 2019 Professor Katalin Gothard says the body can influence our thinking more than we realize.

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