Science and Technology
April 18, 2018
Once endangered, the bat has been delisted and is now flourishing. Efforts such as Flowers for Bats will ensure the bat continues to thrive in the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
April 12, 2018
More than 150 scientists, students and volunteers participated in a "Border BioBlitz" that highlighted the diversity of the area through which the U.S.-Mexico border runs.
April 11, 2018
In a technology universe where there are more questions than answers, UA researchers are calling for a collective approach toward the thorny issues of data privacy, algorithmic discrimination and the spread of "fake news" online. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.
April 11, 2018
People with a rare neurodegenerative disease called primary progressive aphasia may recruit intact brain areas for help with language, according to a study led by a UA scientist.
April 10, 2018
A project that involves growing plants beneath photovoltaic solar panels at Biosphere 2 is led by Greg Barron-Gafford in the UA School of Geography and Development.
April 4, 2018
Many agricultural crops such as blueberries, chili peppers and tomatoes rely on bees that have adapted a vibration technique to access hidden pollen, researcher Stephen Buchmann says.
April 3, 2018
New research led by the UA's Kaveh Laksari indicates that traumatic brain injury is caused by stretching and straining of tissue well below the surface of the brain.
April 2, 2018
Visible only because it is magnified by the gravity of a massive galaxy cluster, Icarus is 9 billion light-years away from Earth, making it the farthest individual star ever seen.
March 28, 2018
A manned mission to Mars can succeed only if no vital parts of the system break beyond repair — including those that are human. Technology will need to address issues before they occur, says UA professor Wolfgang Fink. With UANews video. The series Fast Forward is examining the UA's role in the convergence of the digital, physical and biological worlds.