Science and Technology

UA Astronomer Among First to 'See' Star Collision in Space

Oct 16, 2017 Two neutron stars collide to create gravitational waves detected on earth and allow for observation.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Oct 13, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Oct 12, 2017 Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

Wildlife Managers Moving Large Lizards out of Freeway Project's Path

Oct 9, 2017 The relocations of chuckwallas will continue until construction starts next year.

One Hormone May Be The Answer To Your Dog's 'Leash Aggression'

Oct 2, 2017 A study found a relationship between higher levels of the hormone vasopressin and canine aggression.

Raytheon Drones Fly Into Hurricanes to Collect Data

Sep 28, 2017 'Coyotes' were used recently in Hurricane Maria to aid in continuous monitoring.

OSIRIS-REx Instruments Get Trial Run

Sep 27, 2017 Spacecraft's cameras send back portrait of Earth.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Sep 25, 2017 Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Census Bureau: Arizona's Imports, Exports Drop in 2016

Sep 21, 2017 Dollar value of goods moving in and out of the state decreased slightly year-over-year.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

Sep 20, 2017 US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Sep 19, 2017 Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

Sep 15, 2017 State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Sep 14, 2017 Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Ecologist: New Fish Swimming in Improving Water of Lower Santa Cruz

Sep 13, 2017 Final report shows new fish species, improved water quality.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Sep 12, 2017 Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Sep 11, 2017 Selected for honor by science education non-profit

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