Science and Technology

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Oct 31, 2018 Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

Oct 30, 2018 The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

Oct 29, 2018 The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Tucson Researcher Tracking Unusual Blue Asteroid

Oct 26, 2018 UA student's data includes comet Phaethon's link to Geminid meteor shower

Crowdsourcing Moral Dilemmas to Guide Self-Driving Cars

Oct 24, 2018 A new study seeks to understand how the public sees life-and-death decisions encountered on the road.

Education Board Adopts New History, Science Standards

Oct 23, 2018 The revisions include edits following an outcry over how the draft standards addressed evolution.

Mars Water Could Support Oxygen-Breathing Microbes

Oct 23, 2018 Simple, multicellular life, such as sponges, could survive in briny waters near the surface of the planet.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Oct 19, 2018 Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

UA, Microsoft Working to Make Data Centers Sustainable

Oct 18, 2018 The 'Cloud' uses as much power as 6,000,000 homes

15,000 Sign On to Banner-UA Nationwide Health Study

Oct 15, 2018 The goal is to get 100,000 Arizonans enrolled by 2023.

Sensor System Gives UA Researchers More Ways to Detect Lies

Oct 12, 2018 The system measures hundreds of cues that point to deception.

Tech Weekend Brings Together Entrepreneurs From Arizona, Sonora

Oct 12, 2018 The three-day, 54-hour Techstar Startup Weekend in Tucson is focused on Latinx in tech.

Research Ties Urban Flu Patterns to Population Density, Climate

Oct 10, 2018 Researchers say there's more to the spread of flu than the expected seasonal patterns.

Scientists Put Forward Candidate For First Known Exomoon

Oct 4, 2018 If confirmed the discovery would be considered the first of its kind, scientists say.

Audit: CBP Not Protecting Information Gleaned From its Drones

Sep 27, 2018 The audit found the agency's drone program is vulnerable to losing confidential information the aircraft gather.

Dwarf Planet Ceres Gaining New Attention From Scientists

Sep 20, 2018 A UA researcher says evidence of ice volcanoes on the surface make Ceres an interesting subject.

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