Campus Science & Tech News
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The latest research by Michael Kuhns of the UA's Department of Immunobiology answers questions about how the rules of the immune system change in old age.
The UA's commercialization arm is recognized in the academia category at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation awards, presented by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority.
Biomedical engineers and neurosurgeons at the UA have develop augmented microscopy technology to help surgeons operate with greater precision and reduced risk of harming patients.
Inspired by Anita Bhappu's work in the classroom, Sharing Tribes is about "saving people money, reducing our environmental footprint and making connections with others in a community."
The UA's Nicholas Strausfeld, Regents' Professor of Neuroscience, has used ancient arthropod fossils to prove, once and for all, that brains do fossilize.
The Arizona Radio Observatory 12-meter telescope located on Kitt Peak was used in looking for interstellar methyl isocyanate, or CH3NCO.
A program that strives to retain underrepresented students in high-demand fields related to science, technology, engineering and math has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Graduate student organizers from the Lunar and Planetary Lab invited undergraduates from an art class to add their own touch to the annual "Art of Planetary Science" exhibition.
With the help of the UA-based iPlant Collaborative, students in "Ecoinformatics" sift through big data to uncover new information on how soil composition affects microbial life.
A first of its kind in the U.S., the Natural Resource Users Law and Policy Center will provide ranchers, farmers, miners and others with needed legal support.
A new app narrates a trip that covers 6,000 vertical feet and is one of the country's most spectacular drives — in climate, like going from Mexico to Canada in an hour.
The biomedical engineer and former assistant director of the BIO5 Institute will lead the institute while a search is conducted for a permanent director.
As principal investigator of the UA-headquartered iPlant Collaborative, he is working to expand the capabilities and impact of the $100 million computational infrastructure platform.
Neuro-ID is commercializing software that can identify suspicious behaviors based on a computer or smartphone user's typing, touch, scrolling or mouse movements.
A team led by assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering Jesse Little of the UA’s College of Engineering has received a $900,000 research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to study how air behaves when traveling faster than the speed of sound.
While the popular understanding in biology is that plants accept the temperature of their environment, UA researcher Brian Enquist and his collaborators have found that some can adjust their internal temperatures as mammals do.
Scientists are searching for better semiconductors, finding promise in a unique class of materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides, or TMDs.
Children at a Tucson elementary school have made an emotional connection to learning and discovery, aided by a grant from the UA's Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice.
Over the next five months, the spacecraft will be subjected to a range of rigorous tests that simulate the asteroid mission's harsh environmental conditions.