Science and Technology
Oct. 18, 2018
A $1.075 million grant from the National Science Foundation continues allows the UA to continue helping underrepresented students through the Bridge to the Doctorate Program.
Oct. 17, 2018
The new Cloud Infrastructure Renewal Center will focus on developing sustainable data centers and educating students to engineer, operate and manage them.
Oct. 16, 2018
The Hurwitz Lab makes extremely large data sets from a range of storage servers searchable to assist scientific discovery.
Oct. 15, 2018
A UA-led research team used tree rings to trace the north-south shifts of the tropics back 800 years. They found that periods of tropical expansion coincided with severe droughts.
Oct. 10, 2018
Sediment cores provide evidence of a variable but progressively drying climate coincides with a major shift in stone-tool-making abilities and the appearance of modern Homo sapiens.
Oct. 2, 2018
In a new book, UA communication professor Stephen Rains explores how people diagnosed with serious illnesses turn to social media, online health forums and other digital resources for help coping.
Sept. 27, 2018
In a cross-country collaborative class, a UA professor and a data science specialist help arm students for biology’s big data revolution by incorporating coding into the scientific method.
Sept. 27, 2018
How can farmers of aquatic animals quickly and efficiently select the top producing stocks for breeding? Benjamin Renquist has invented a new assay that answers this question, offering an easy-to-use assay that has been licensed to startup GenetiRate.
Sept. 26, 2018
UA professor Armin Sorooshian will continue his research into tiny particles with huge impacts on climate, air quality and human health as one of five NASA Earth Venture investigations.