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A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.
Mary Robinson will discuss the importance of including the world's most vulnerable populations in solutions to climate change on Thursday, leading into the Festival of Books.
The park is one of the largest employment centers in the Tucson region, hosting 45 companies and organizations that employ nearly 6,500 skilled workers.
A UA-led collaboration has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement.
The UA College of Optical Sciences' annual STEM outreach event showcased optics applications in communications, health, energy, agriculture and education.
Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and only on 3/14/15 (3.1415) could it get maximum attention. But that's just one of many reasons to attend the UA's Science City.
The traditional image of hackers as threats to cybersecurity is changing, and increasingly they are being seen as innovators in technology. Hack Arizona, a three-day event organized by UA students, will reveal the difference.
New technology, the result of a collaboration between the UA and UCLA, provides real-time monitoring of streaming video to optimize network traffic.
Austin Yamada will start on April 6 and bring more than 35 years of experience in national security in government, industry and academia.
Responding to state and national demands, the UA has doubled down on its efforts to help retain women and other underrepresented groups in the STEM fields. Already the results are promising.
The UA's Renée Duckworth and her co-authors report how mother birds influence the behavior of their male chicks while they are still in the egg, shaping where they will live.
UA-led team is the first to document the longer length of extreme increase. Independent of any hurricanes or winter storms, the event caused flooding along the coast.
The discovery of the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time, presents a puzzle to researchers.
For years, scientists have been trying to give computers the ability to see just as well as humans. A UA cognitive scientist who studies human vision is working toward that goal as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research team.
With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.
The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.
New approaches are in place to maintain students' interest in STEM and support them to degree completion. Active-learning teaching methods and re-engineered instructional spaces are part of the strategy.
France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.