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Modeling Ocean Recovery at Biosphere 2

Scientists at the facility are beginning an experiment to fix the facility's ocean as a model to help corals on a global scale.

Scientist Tries Different Approach to Understanding Brain and Blood Flow

The combination of math and physiology research could help people avoid stroke.

Study Confirms Mexican Wolf Status, Changes Red Wolf Classification

The study recommends maintaining the wolf's endangered subspecies status, which it may be stripped of.

Grant Will Send Students from Low-Income Households on Free Field Trips

The Angel Charity for Children Scholarship will cover the cost of overnight visits to Camp Cooper for more than 900 students.

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.

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