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Asher Baltzell and a team of UA scientists published a paper that illuminates the evolutionary origins of vertebrate dopamine receptors, the gateways to happiness.
UA physics professor Andrei Lebed challenges our perception of what electrons look like and how they behave.
Memo to moviegoers: Researchers at the UA's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, three miles from campus, have a lunar and Martian greenhouse prototype that produces sweet potatoes and strawberries. And it was launched 7 years ago.
The newest degree program focuses on sustainability and is open to eligible freshmen and sophomores at the University.
UA researchers are laying the foundation for software that would bridge the gap between what biomedical science knows about cancer and how doctors can apply it.
Curriculum by Janet Meiling Roveda uses the topic of sleep to develop students' skills and interests in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
A former UA undergraduate's findings from the HiRISE imager of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate water on the red planet. The UA's Alfred McEwen is a co-author of the report.
Two UA researchers say laziness is a "specialization" for some ants, just like being a forager or a nest builder.
The longtime benefactor of the UA's astronomy department, who donated $20 million last December to support the University's role in building the Giant Magellan Telescope, was officially recognized.
The festival will highlight insects’ roles in maintaining healthy ecosystems, enhancing crop productivity, pollinating plants, affecting urban environments and spreading disease.
Research from the UA’s Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research reveals a "snow drought" that has implications for water use and wildfires. "Our study points to the extreme character of the 2014-15 winter," says the UA's Valerie Trouet.
The iconic structure, with its slot canyon design, nearly 300 artistic inlays and Sonoran Desert-inspired décor, is a representation of the UA's commitment to promote interdisciplinary research.
Representatives from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences look at coming regulations with a "One Health" approach that considers humans, animals and the environment.
Codelucida, a company housed at the Arizona Center for Innovation within the UA Tech Park, is developing a disruptive error-correction technology for next-generation solid-state drives.
A UA professor is creating a platform for scientists to store and manage their data more easily. And share it faster.
The much-anticipated building, which has its grand opening on Thursday, brings together desert and design. "It's not enough for our buildings and spaces to just facilitate — they must inspire," says Peter Dourlein, UA assistant vice president of Planning, Design and Construction.
A new device, created by a collaborative team of UA engineers and scientists, has commercial potential and may save precious time in the hospital emergency room of the future.
Bonnie Hurwitz and her collaborators decided to create a virtual community network known as VERVE Net, or the Viral Ecology Research Virtual Exchange Network.
UA geoscientists are the first to determine how China’s Loess Plateau, a dust deposit the size of the state of Arizona, came to be. They say wind erosion is key in shaping landscapes.
The FlexTech Alliance, of which the UA is a part, has been awarded $75 million to further flexible hybrid electronics research, which has the potential to reshape multiple industries from health care to engineering.