Science and Technology

Stressed Out? Keep Your Romantic Partner Close, Research Suggests

Jan 24, 2019 The study shows a reduced stress response when a companion is nearby.

Healing Faster From Broken Bones

Jan 22, 2019 UA professor seeks ways to help people recover from orthopedic injuries more quickly.

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

Jan 18, 2019 City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

Rare Lunar Eclipse-'Supermoon' to Create Striking Visual Experience

Jan 18, 2019 Unlike last year’s solar eclipse, Sunday's total lunar eclipse is visible to the naked eye - No eye protection needed

Two Cochise County Libraries Turning on Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Jan 15, 2019 A grant allows Sunsites and Elfrida libraries to lend hot spots to visitors.

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

Jan 14, 2019 "Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

Jan 11, 2019 The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

UA Lunar Scientists Anticipate Discoveries From China Moon Mission

Jan 4, 2019 The unmanned Chinese craft executed the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon.

UA Scientists View Historic Photos of Flyby at Edge of Solar System

Jan 2, 2019 The New Horizons spacecraft took the first photos of planetoid Ultima Thule.

Tumamoc Hill Path Closing to be Repaved

Jan 2, 2019 The January project to improve access for hikers and UA scientists is expected to close the hill for two weeks.

US-Bound Migrants Opt Instead for Mexican Coding School

Jan 2, 2019 The software engineering school originally catered to returning Mexican migrants.

New Dinosaur Species Found South of Tucson

Dec 21, 2018 The previously undiscovered species is similar to a triceratops.

Study: Slow Growth Ahead for the Forests of the Southwest

Dec 21, 2018 The UA report shows a decline in productivity in the 21st century as the climate warms.

Winter Solstice Celebrations

Dec 20, 2018 The traditional beginning of winter marks a season of holidays for many cultures and religions.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Dec 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Study: Americans Are Getting Less Sleep, Especially Blacks And Hispanics

Dec 17, 2018 A researcher says disparities could exacerbate social and health inequalities.

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