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University of Arizona researchers designed a fleet 35 of space telescopes dubbed Nautilus that will search a thousand worlds for the chemical signatures of life. (Image: Daniel Apai)
Aug. 7, 2019
UA researchers have designed a telescope that is a cheaper, lighter and more powerful option than creating telescopes using ever-larger mirrors.
Aug. 7, 2019
The UA earned recognition for its world-class research from the Center for World University Rankings and for quality of campus life from The Princeton Review.
From left: Senior Research Scientist Xiangxia Luo and Andrew Capaldi, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology, examine cell lines they built that allow them to turn the TOR and PKA pathways on and off using drugs. (Photo: Michele Vaughan)
Aug. 7, 2019
Engineering principles developed only 150 years ago were found to have evolved first in biological circuitry that controls cell growth, according to new UA research.
Ben Anderson, a high school calculus teacher, says working for a software and web development company during the summer has given him exposure to industry skills that he can take back to his students.
Aug. 5, 2019
The goal of Teachers in Industry is to help middle and high school STEM teachers prepare their students prepare for future careers in STEM fields.
Astronomers think that the expansion of the universe is regulated by both the force of gravity, which acts to slow it down, and a mysterious dark energy, which pushes matter and space apart at faster and faster speeds. In this artist's conception, dark energy is represented by the purple grid above and gravity by the green grid below. Gravity emanates from all matter in the universe, even dark matter. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Aug. 1, 2019
Two UA astronomers received Early Career Research Awards from the Department of Energy to to investigate the nature of the expanding universe and other dark mysteries.
New UA medical students received their first white coats at two ceremonies held in late July in Tucson and Phoenix. (Photo: Kris Hanning/UAHS BioCommunications)
July 31, 2019
New medical students received and donned their first white coats, a ceremonial symbol of their acceptance into medical school at the University of Arizona, at events in Tucson and Phoenix.
Kennedy Nyairo, Tech Launch Arizona licensing manager for the College of Optical Sciences, gets a demo of the eSight system from inventor Hong Hua. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
July 31, 2019
Low vision can have an immense impact on quality of life for individuals who are legally blind or have impaired eyesight. Thanks to technology developed in the Wyant College of Optical Sciences, a system from eSight Corporation is allowing people to see.
July 31, 2019
New University of Arizona research suggests the key to getting more people to use public greenspaces may be making access to them easier and safer.
This photograph from the Wetherill collection was likely taken between 1915 and 1930, and is one of more than a half-million images being preserved by curators at the Arizona State Museum. (Photo: Wetherill Collection/Arizona State Museum)
July 30, 2019
A new exhibit of documentary photographs became the Arizona State Museum's third collection to be awarded American Treasure status through the federal Save America’s Treasures program.