Campus Science & Tech News

Syndicate content
Updated: 15 hours 29 min ago

TLA Commercialization Partners Take On UA Startups

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00am
From an original pool of 44 applicants, 12 individuals were selected to serve in one of three roles: entrepreneur-in-residence, executive-in-residence and investor-in-residence.

$20 Million Gift Pushes UA Closer to the Stars

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00am
A major donation by Richard F. Caris bolsters the UA's reputation in space science and supports its commitment to the Giant Magellan Telescope, scheduled for completion in 2021 in Chile.

Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:00am
Combining computer modeling and field research on cotton pests, a UA-led study suggests that biotechnology and traditional agriculture can be compatible.

New Genome Research Illuminates Bird, Crocodile Evolution

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:00am
A massive project has opened doors to understanding the evolution of dinosaurs’ living descendants. The analysis was made possible by a platform powered by the UA's iPlant Collaborative.

Yeast Are First Cells Known to Cure Themselves of Prions

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:00am
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" proteins, in aggregate form, play a significant role in diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's.

Arts and Sciences Are Writing a New Love Story Together

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 12:00am
Across the UA, abundant examples of a much more supportive relationship can be found through courses, workshops, programs and publications.

The Lord of the Tree Rings

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:00am
Thomas W. Swetnam, director of the UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Two UA Scientists Give Extra Thought to the Brain

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:00am
Backed by a new initiative, researchers want to measure neurons' electrical and chemical communication at the same time, which hasn't been done before.

UA Engineering Turns Smartphones Into Eye-Screening Tools

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:00am
The devices and accompanying software will enable health care providers, particularly in remote areas, to quickly and easily determine if patients are at risk of losing their vision.

New Platform Takes Science to the Clouds

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:00am
The UA-based iPlant Collaborative will play a key role as researchers store, manage, share and analyze data on virtual computing machines hosted in a cloud-based environment.

UA's Rice Symposium Tackles 'People Question'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:00am
Event marks the anniversary of completion of the rice genome. the first genome completed for any crop plant, impacting the fields of plant biology and agriculture.

2 Couples Make Major Donations to Precision Health

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:00am
"Medicine of the future" receives the financial support of longtime donors Bruce and Patricia Bartlett and young philanthropists Grant and Michelle Senner.

App Could Be Your Map for Solving Traffic

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:00am
With Metropia’s mobile app, guided to a patent by the UA's Tech Launch Arizona, commuters can adjust their travel times and plans based on traffic-prediction and vehicle-routing technology.

Viruses: Tiny Teachers of Biology

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:00am
UA researchers are investigating two common but devastating viruses, CMV and HPV, and their work could lead to future therapies.

Computer Training as a Family Affair

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:00am
The award-winning UA student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers teaches and reaches across generations.

Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
The UA researchers who linked Twitter activity to regionally popular foods are back for another social media study, this one about diabetes. Their goal is to open new avenues for preventative medicine.

The Answer Is Blowing in the Intergalactic Wind

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:00am
Using observation data from the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, UA astronomers help solve the longstanding mystery of why galaxies produce fewer stars when they occur in clusters.