Science and Technology
The early universe is filled with monsters, a new study revealed. Researchers led by astronomer Christina Williams discovered a previously invisible galaxy, and perhaps a new galaxy population waiting to be discovered.
Oct. 21, 2019
New research into the mechanics of cellular sleep and shutdown could shed light on the aging process and how to potentially intervene.
Oct. 18, 2019
A program connecting University of Arizona students with significant financial support and high-end cybersecurity training in exchange for service in public institutions has received more funding. A $3.6 million grant renewal from the National Science Foundation will fund the AZSecure Cybersecurity Fellowship for another five to seven years.
Oct. 16, 2019
The University of Arizona Insect Collection is collaborating with Pima Community College students and the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to catalog every native species of bee in Tucson and the surrounding Sonoran Desert.
Oct. 15, 2019
Astronomy Prof Peter Behroozi was awarded a Packard Fellowship to get to the bottom of a long-standing mystery: How could supermassive black holes grow so big so quickly after the Big Bang?
Oct. 3, 2019
A University of Arizona researcher and a UA alumnus are part of the team that is the first to sequence the genome of the Florida panther, and they’ve found evidence of increased genetic variation in the population.
Oct. 2, 2019
Extreme rainfall variability may cause long-term declines in tree growth for many trees in the western U.S., including the ponderosa pine, Douglas-fir, piñon pine and bur oak.
Oct. 1, 2019
Three companies formed to commercialize inventions developed in the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences have received funding from UAVenture Capital.
Sept. 26, 2019
A $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help a team that includes University of Arizona researchers develop a program to help train Navajo students in neuroscience programs.