Science and Technology

Ciscomani wants to expand rural internet access with new legislation

Aug 28, 2023 CONNECT Act hopes to address issues with existing program.

Latest race to the moon sparks interest for Arizona lunar scientists

Aug 23, 2023 They say the next exploration missions will focus on detecting and collecting natural resources.

UA launches standalone iSchool, first in the state

Aug 22, 2023 The program started in 2015 as a part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Now it is on its own.

Leaf cutter bees play key role for Arizona cash crop

Aug 22, 2023 The state's alfalfa production depends on pollination by a special species.

Taiwanese microchip company agrees to more oversight of its Arizona plant construction

Aug 5, 2023 The governor said construction safety standards should match the quality of the highly publicized project that has been the source of much pride.

UA astronomers investigate planetary formation process

Jul 26, 2023 They discovered an new exoplanet developing in a solar system 500 light years from Earth.

This summer's monsoon off to a slow start

Jul 10, 2023 Early weeks indicate southern Arizona will not reach last year's rainfall total.

New exhibit takes UA Flandrau visitors on undersea adventure

Jun 20, 2023 The facility's downstairs is now dedicated to educate and inform about ocean life.

The Buzz: What to expect when OSIRIS-REx returns to Earth

Jun 16, 2023 The seven-year mission to harvest samples of an asteroid is months from completion, and scientists are ready for the next step.

Social media seen through the eyes of Generation Z.

Jun 14, 2023 On Arizona Spotlight: Listen as local high school students reflect on their social media use and experts react to their stories. Plus, a visit to "Playformance", where a kid can really be a kid.

Monsoon dangers include dust storms in rural Arizona

Jun 12, 2023 Experts advise motorists to avoid trouble on roads and highways during sudden storms.

Ponderosa Pine at risk due to megadrought

Jun 9, 2023 New research shows that the species is facing higher mortality rates due to the drought.

Kidz At Play is not a rap group.

Jun 8, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant on the podcast "Going Wild"; and a conversation with Tom Carlson, 90-year-old co-founder and president of the Naco Wellness Initiative.

Wet winter translates into satisfying spring for desert plants and animals

May 26, 2023 Southern Arizona wildflowers, insects, and reptiles are among those benefiting from more moisture.

Coexisting in rural spaces

May 25, 2023 How the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program is succeeding.

Discovery program lets amateur astronomers join online search for asteroids

May 22, 2023 Citizen scientists can compare photographs to pick up subtle clues for space rocks.

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