Science and Technology

Learning about COVID-19: Science, false positives and vigilance

Sep 11, 2020 How changes in scientific advice reflect the learning curve of the pandemic.

Amphi Foundation funds Wi-Fi for students

Sep 4, 2020 Foundation, Cox, Comcast team up for free service.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Sep 1, 2020 Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

UA to lead Center for Quantum Networks

Aug 26, 2020 Harvard, Yale and MIT are also part of the five-year, NSF-funded research into quantum computing.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

Aug 24, 2020 SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

UA launches Covid Watch Arizona app

Aug 19, 2020 Developers hope to push it statewide soon.

Living with Alzheimer's, during a pandemic.

Aug 18, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a Tucson artist's meticulous style brings solace; and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Successful OSIRIS-REx rehearsal boosts optimism

Aug 14, 2020 The rehearsal put the spacecraft within 40 meters of the asteroid Bennu's surface.

OSIRIS-REx completes successful rehearsal above asteroid's surface

Aug 13, 2020 The mission is scheduled to collect a sample of material from the asteroid Bennu in October.

Improving Arizona COVID-19 trends could drive testing declines, complacency

Aug 13, 2020 Experts say states need higher testing rates to gauge and improve COVID-19 responses.

Covid Watch app part of UA reentry plan

Aug 13, 2020 The smartphone app aids in contact tracing.

UA scientists investigate connection between Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

Aug 5, 2020 The team is developing new ways to look at protein interaction in the human brain.

Tucson moves ahead with public Wi-Fi

Aug 3, 2020 Access points funded by pandemic relief funds will serve neighborhoods without broadband.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

Jul 31, 2020 To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

What living in a world made from chemicals means for "The Sensitives".

Jul 29, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Jes Baker on making self-love a part of the pandemic; and a Summer 2020 insect update from "The King of Sting", Justin O. Schmidt.

ASU to launch cameras aboard new Mars rover, Emirates orbiter

Jul 28, 2020 ASU cameras have previously perched atop the masts of the Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity Mars rovers.

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