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An open house at the BIO5 Institute led to a student's internship with immunobiology professor Felicia Goodrum on the cytomegalovirus and its potentially devastating effects.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded first place and $150,000 to UA faculty for their method of predicting reported cases of the chikungunya virus.
Today is Asteroid Day and Eric Christensen, director of the UA's Catalina Sky Survey, discusses the chances of danger from a giant space rock slamming into our planet.
The first of five instruments that will map and analyze asteroid Bennu as part of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission has arrived at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility and awaits integration into the spacecraft structure.
Carol Bender, director of the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program, launched a 10-week program that sent 10 students to the Czech Academy of Sciences.
The various instruments that will enable OSIRIS-REx to safely travel to the asteroid Bennu, take a sample and return it to Earth are being readied for shipment to the spacecraft's assembly facility.
Michael Hammer appears as one of the experts in "First Peoples," a five-part series examining how Homo sapiens moved around the globe to become its dominant human species. The series premieres Wednesday night.
A new optical component developed by astronomers at the UA and Leiden University in the Netherlands pushes the capability of detecting alien planets closer to their host stars than ever before.
Arizona’s water deliveries from the Colorado River may be cut as soon as next year, and that scenario doesn’t bode well for agriculture in the state.
The new, interdisciplinary Center for Mediterranean Archaeology and the Environment is tackling the mysteries of how the "cradle of civilization" dealt with deluges and droughts.
Researchers in the UA's BIO5 Institute will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech to identify compounds in dust samples from Amish farming communities that could promote respiratory health.
When most Americans spend the majority of their lives indoors, what does that mean for their relationship to the environment? UA instructor Eric Magrane is pushing for a different appreciation.
Retail giant Walmart will use the software of UA startup SinfoníaRx to monitor prescription medications — a textbook example of how TLA and tech transfer work at the UA.
Collaborators have secured more than $500 million to build the Giant Magellan Telescope, whose UA-made mirrors will enable astronomers to look deeper into space than ever before.
With the tragic death of Raphael "Rafe" Sagarin, the UA community has lost a marine scientist whose boundless enthusiasm, sharp intellect and caring attitude inspired others.
The UA Water Resources Research Center is hosting its "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices," drawing representatives from Arizona tribes, the UA, Northern Arizona University, governmental agencies and the Arizona Legislature.
Declines in native biodiversity can open opportunities for imported species to not only grab a foothold in a new territory, but also to evolve into invasive pests.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for exploring innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.
The mating dance of these insects involves much more than their pheromone cologne. It depends on the time of day and the season, according to UA-led researchers.
Sampling the world's oceans aboard the Tara Oceans research vessel, a UA-led international team uncovered new information about the ways marine viruses and microbes interact.