Science and Technology

The Buzz: Organ and tissue donation in Arizona

Feb 9, 2024 A look at how transplants happen, and what it's like to live through one.

Put a ring on it for Valentine's Day talk at College of Science Lecture Series

Feb 9, 2024 Tree rings can reveal natural hsitory dating back thousands of years.

BlackStar Orbital SpaceDrone Manufacturing Facility coming to Sierra Vista in 2026

Feb 6, 2024 The company will build and test its portable satellite called the SpaceDrone at the new facility

James Webb Space Telescope reveals views of spiral galaxies

Feb 6, 2024 Scientists are getting new information about our own Milky Way.

Previewing UA's 2024 College of Science Lecture Series

Feb 6, 2024 Presenters will reveal unexpected findings that transformed their fields.

Black holes continue to raise questions about basic physics

Feb 4, 2024 The mere existence of the objects was only theoretical 100 years ago.

Asteroid hunters welcome Arizona citizen scientists to scan the sky

Jan 26, 2024 Catalina Sky Survey wants to find dangerous near-Earth objects "before they find us."

Engineers finally pop open OSIRIS REx sample container

Jan 17, 2024 Scientists are getting access to the bulk of asteroid material collected by the spacecraft.

UA joins project to provide hearing healthcare to low-income adults

Jan 9, 2024 The Hearing Healthcare Assistance Project is a collaborative effort between the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and state universities.

Space scientists amazed at the newest photos of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io

Jan 8, 2024 NASA's Juno spacecraft grabbed the pictures while orbiting Jupiter last month.

UA scientists uncover methodology problem in climate research

Jan 2, 2024 Correcting it could change investigative techniques in use for years.

UA among schools claiming the mantle of "Space U."

Dec 11, 2023 A dozen U. S. colleges and universities are emphasizing their dedication to space science research.

New step in remote healthcare technology being developed at UA

Dec 6, 2023 First responders can use it in difficult terrain where access to cell phone infrastructure is not a given.

Endangered red squirrel's numbers show decrease this year in southeastern Arizona

Dec 6, 2023 The annual survey conducted jointly by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Coronado National Forest and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showed an estimate of 144 squirrels.

Game show contestant behavior yields clues to stress response

Nov 28, 2023 UA researchers are tracking how often players blink to determine our reactions to adversity.

UA space trackers identify rogue rocket stage that hit the moon

Nov 27, 2023 They stress the threat of space junk could extend all the way to lunar orbit.

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