Science and Technology
May 31, 2018
Melanin represents the body's natural defense against cancer-causing UV rays. The UA has licensed two melanin-producing peptides to startup MCR Therapeutics.
May 30, 2018
The UA program, begun less than two years ago, becomes one of only 20 to be recognized by the National Security Agency for teaching specialized technologies and techniques.
May 24, 2018
The Earth's glacial/interglacial cycles depend on how much the sun warms the middle of the planet, not the northernmost region, according to new UA-led research.
May 23, 2018
The welcoming culture has been recognized by Phi Theta Kappa, an honors society for community college students, which named the University to its 2018 Transfer Honor Roll.
May 16, 2018
The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations.
May 15, 2018
Moving correctly is crucial for a kinase enzyme, a UA-led research team discovered. The finding may present new avenues for developing drugs for cancer and other diseases.
May 15, 2018
A team of researchers at the UA College of Optical Sciences has invented a new breed of spectrometer capable of rapidly analyzing the chemical makeup of materials. Their first target market: natural products and pharmaceuticals.
May 14, 2018
The winning La Siembra project involves the community in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an urban farm on the vacant site of the former Julia Keen Elementary School.
May 8, 2018
With her love of genomics and computer programming, researcher Bonnie Hurwitz works in metagenomics, or the sequencing of the whole communities of microorganisms within a sample.