Science and Technology

Summer's Insects Draw Scientists to Southern Arizona

Aug 28, 2017 Hot and humid weather is optimal for exploring the outdoors.

Rare Whole Genome Duplication Gave Rise To Arizona Bark Scorpion

Aug 24, 2017 Research has found its origins in an abrupt and massive genetic event.

Cienega High Students Reflect on Eclipse Experience

Aug 24, 2017 Student astronomers looking ahead to 2024.

Chinese Company to Test Driverless Trucks in Tucson

Aug 21, 2017 TuSimple hopes to complete its pilot run by the end of next year.

Tucsonan: Path of Totality 'Well Worth It'

Aug 21, 2017 He made the trip to Wyoming to get the full experience, and encourages people to see the next one in 2024.

What Did the Eclipse Mean to You?

Aug 21, 2017 Arizona Public Media speaks with eclipse watchers on the University of Arizona campus.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Aug 21, 2017 Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

Episode 329: Logging in When You're Locked Up — Tablets in Jail

Aug 18, 2017 Pima County has the only facility in Arizona allowing inmates to use tablets.

Do You Have a Plan for the Eclipse? Here Are Some Ideas

Aug 17, 2017 The Great American Eclipse is coming to a sky near you.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

Aug 14, 2017 The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Aug 11, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Carbon Capture from Trees? It's All Downhill From Here, Study Says

Aug 11, 2017 UA research shows tall valley trees absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than trees on peaks.

Eclipses in the Work of Shakespeare: Ominous Events

Aug 10, 2017 UA English professor explains importance of astronomical references.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

Aug 10, 2017 The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA

Aug 8, 2017 A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Aug 7, 2017 Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

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