Campus Science & Tech News
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The saguaro, an iconic symbol of the Southwest, is receiving more attention than ever from UA researchers wanting to know about its evolution — and from admirers interested in its preservation. With UANews video.
A lifelong quest for self-discovery has led Rick Kittles, director of the UA's Division of Population Genetics, toward a number of significant findings for African-Americans. The final installment in our Black History Month series highlighting the trailblazing efforts of African-Americans at the University.
A new study has found that most asteroids are destroyed long before a collision with the sun can occur, and Catalina's data was instrumental in reaching that conclusion.
The #WeTheExplorers campaign invites the public to express how the mission’s spirit of exploration is reflected in their own lives. Artwork will be saved on a chip on the spacecraft.
By using the Hubble Space Telescope and a novel imaging technique, it was discovered that the exoplanet known as 2M1207b rotates twice as fast as Earth and has patchy clouds.
UA-led research reports that groundwater deficits are expected to worsen in four key aquifers, forcing the region to redouble efforts to manage water resources.
The School of Information's new center will bring together the University's top digital information experts to address questions and opportunities presented by the era of big data.
Taylor Edwards, a geneticist and conservationist with the Arizona Research Laboratories University of Arizona Genetics Core, used CyVerse's data-sharing capabilities.
UA geoscientists are part of the hunt for new carbon-containing minerals and will be at the Carbon Mineral Challenge booth this week at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
Sports-related concussions have become part of the national conversation, and a team of UA researchers — including football players Jason Sweet and Scooby Wright — is teaching athletes to recognize the signs.
A new turfgrass is being tested that would retain its color longer, keeping courses open and saving money from costly overseeding procedures in the fall of the year.
The first round of competitive grants awarded by the UA’s Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice recognizes projects that answer specific problems with inspiring solutions.
UA plant sciences experts Barry Pryor and Thom Plasse have received Arizona Department of Agriculture funding to train the public on how to raise mushrooms, a robust and lucrative crop.
On Jan. 28, First Lady Michelle Obama previewed the college Expeditions project, of which the UA is part.
Numerous departments and organizations have planned events to promote diversity and intercultural competency while celebrating the historic and current contributions of the black community.
The NASA mission calls upon on the UA's rich tradition in space exploration, led by the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. The biggest story to watch in 2016 is the final installment in our six-part series.
The UA's commercialization office has been designated as an Innovation Corps site and will have funds to distribute to dozens of applicant teams over three years.
The UA will share its expertise in climate change research with the public in the upcoming College of Science Lecture Series — and the timing couldn't be better. Part Four in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.
After a successful first year, Hack Arizona will return to the UA next weekend, giving students opportunities to work with advanced technologies in a competitive learning setting.
Between the recently rebranded CyVerse data management platform and the AIM Photonics consortium, the UA is at the leading edge of turning data into discovery. Part Two in a six-part series on stories to watch in 2016.