Science and Technology

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.

Bisbee Science Lab

Feb 14, 2019 Educators behind the new facility hope it will offer informal and fun learning experiences for rural students.

Microbes Aren't as Bad as You Might Think, Researchers Say

Feb 8, 2019 UA professor promotes findings that show certain bacteria are good for you.

UA Study: Bigger Dogs Are Better Thinkers

Feb 1, 2019 Researchers pitted large dogs against small dogs in intelligence tests.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

Jan 31, 2019 A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Jan 30, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

Public Not Hearing 'Cathedral' of Science Behind Climate Change, Researcher Says

Jan 29, 2019 Joellen Russell is an oceanographer collecting data impacting how scientists measure an forecast climate change.

The Journey of NASA'S OSIRIS-REx Mission

Jan 25, 2019 A look back at the UA-led mission's origins and next steps in 2019.

Rocks On Bennu Create Bump for OSIRIS-REx Sample Search

Jan 25, 2019 The scientists have found more rocks than expected on the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

Tucson Seeking Right Plan for E-Scooters

Jan 25, 2019 The prospect of electric scooters on the streets of Tucson has led to a conversation about issues like safety.

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