More Science Stories

Arizona Desert Is Testing Spot for NASA's Mars Capsule

The mission is in the 'quantification' stage, and each test costs $1-$1.5 million.

Study: Soil Bacteria Can Improve Crop Yields During Droughts

Grain crops like corn and wheat produced up to 40 percent more seeds.

UA-Led Mission Will Float Telescope on Balloon to Study the Milky Way

Balloon-borne telescope to study galaxy's gas and dust.

Does Explosive Beetle Have Most Interesting Genome?

UA researchers hope to win crowd-sourced genome sequencing of the Sonoran Desert beetle.

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

Tucson Team to Study Dust on Space Bodies Slated for Exploration

Researchers at the Planetary Science Institute will study bodies without atmospheres looking for resources, dangers to future space missions.

In One Campus Building, a Window into the Cost of Deferred Maintenance

UA needs $350 million to catch up with campus repair, maintenance needs.

A Gourmet Feast Grown with a Green(house) Thumb

The meal features food grown in controlled environments.

Researchers Give Corn a Tool to Fight Fungus

Genetic modification stops carcinogen growth in corn.

'Rise of the Rocket Girls' Chronicles Contribution of NASA Women

Tucson Festival of Books author Nathalia Holt tells professional, personal stories

Demoted as a Planet, Pluto May Get Another Chance

Astronomers discussing new definition that would include it and other celestial bodies.

Newly Discovered Earth-like Planets Hold Promise for Life

Arizona planetary scientists anxious to learn more

UA Graduate Sets Sights High in the Sky: Science in Space

Michelle Thompson in the running for Canadian Space Agency astronaut job.

Total Solar Eclipse in 6 Months Has Astronomers Preparing

Phenomenon can be seen in 70-mile swath from regon to South Carolina; partly visible in Arizona.

Nutrition, Not Genetics, May be Key Factor in Disease

UA conference to study role of good nutrition in disease prevention

Wildlife Officials Pleased With Growing Mexican Gray Wolf Count

Wolf count rebounds to 113 after drop the previous year.

Selected Archive Filters

Science
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona