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SPHEREx Mission Will Look at the Universe With '3-D Glasses'

UA astronomers are participating in the new NASA mission to study the universe.

Neuroimaging Helping Predict Alzheimer's Cases

UA researchers are working to improve understanding of why some age better than others.

UA Scientists Chosen to Examine Unopened Moon Samples

Rocks and soil were collected during Apollo missions almost 50 years ago.

Genetically Engineered Cotton No Guarantee of Healthy Harvest

A UA scientist says certain insects are striking back against pest-control measures.

Arizona Science Roundtable: The Search for Certainty

UA College of Science Dean Joaquin Ruiz leads a group conversation with presenters from the 2019 UA Science Lecture Series

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Tree-Ring Research Reveals Broken Connection Between Weather and Wildfires

UA professor Valerie Trouet co-authored a study showing jet stream moisture no longer predicts California wildfire severity.

Discovering "Unapologetic Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An artist finds her dream job in the wilderness; and, part 2 of a discussion on "The Insect Apocalypse".

Sonoran Desert Inspires 'Next Generation' Researchers To 'Shake Things Up'

NGen, created around nine years ago, brings together multi-disciplinary researchers who share a passion for the region.

Kwame Alexander's Love Affair with Words

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Charles J. Babbitt's new guide for birding in Arizona; and, what's happening to planet Earth's insects?

Western Wildlife Agencies Finalize Monarch Butterfly Plan

The group, which includes Arizona Game and Fish have a conservation plan for the butterflies, which have seen plummeting populations.

UA Optical Sciences to Take Name of Founding Dean Wyant

Dean-turned-philanthropist James Wyant recently pledged $20 million to support new faculty positions at the college.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

UA Researcher: Mind Does Not Always Rule Body

Professor Katalin Gothard says the body can influence our thinking more than we realize.

Bisbee Science Lab

Educators behind the new facility hope it will offer informal and fun learning experiences for rural students.

Microbes Aren't as Bad as You Might Think, Researchers Say

UA professor promotes findings that show certain bacteria are good for you.

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