Recent News

With exceptionally keen vision and the fastest strike in the animal kingdom, mantis shrimp are formidable predators of coral reefs around the world. (Photo: Roy L. Caldwell/University of California, Berkeley)
Nov. 25, 2019
A new study provides insight into how the small brains of mantis shrimp – fierce predators with keen vision that are among the fastest strikers in the animal kingdom – are able to make sense of a breathtaking amount of visual input.
Nov. 25, 2019
The Arizona Prevention Research Center will continue its mission to prevent chronic disease among underserved populations in the Arizona border region thanks to a $7.5 million grant from the CDC.
Nov. 22, 2019
With a portion of $8 million in annual funding appropriated by the Arizona Legislature, nearly 100 students could receive free tuition at UArizona's two medical schools.
Deforestation puts very rare plant species at risk.
Nov. 22, 2019
New University of Arizona-led research found that out of about 435,000 land plants on Earth, 36.5% are exceedingly rare and are clustered in hot spots.
University of Arizona Vice President and Director of Athletics Dave Heeke speaks at the dedication of the Dick Tomey Football Practice Fields. (Photo: Mike Christy/Arizona Athletics)
Nov. 21, 2019
University of Arizona Vice President and Director of Athletics Dave Heeke has brought unprecedented academic success, a comprehensive overhaul of facilities and consecutive years of strong fundraising efforts.
Nov. 20, 2019
A wildlife ecologist shares what researchers know about when, where and why snakes are scarce in the winter, and how climate might change their behavior.
Alexander Alvarez and Sonia Vohnout demonstrate the acoustoelectric cardiac imaging invention. (Photo: Eddie San Juan/Tech Launch Arizona)
Nov. 19, 2019
ElectroSonix has licensed the UArizona patents for acoustoelectric imaging, a technology that has the potential to improve the accuracy of cardiac ablation in treating cardiac arrhythmias.
Nov. 18, 2019
The University of Arizona ranks in the top 4% of all U.S. universities in research and development expenditures, according to data from the National Science Foundation.
Researchers hope to improve traffic efficiency and safety on Speedway Boulevard, which runs from east to west through Tucson and the University of Arizona campus. (Photo: Jim Robison/City of Tucson)
Nov. 18, 2019
One civil and architectural engineering and mechanics professor aims to optimize traffic signal timing and improve the commute on Speedway Boulevard.