UA in the News - 2019

Jan. 21, 2019
UA researchers have discovered a protein that prevents mosquitoes from hatching, opening the possibility of developing new drugs that could act as birth control for mosquitoes.
Jan. 21, 2019
A growing body of research indicates sleeping in on the weekends can cause a condition with effects that mirror those of traditional jet lag.
Jan. 21, 2019
The British Journal for the History of Philosophy has awarded the 2018 Rogers Prize – its annual prize for the best article it publishes – to UA philosophy professor Michael Gill.
Jan. 19, 2019
Built in 1988, the Food Products and Safety Laboratory of the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the only facility of its kind at a university in the Southwest.
Jan. 18, 2019
Students in the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television performed alongside Broadway, film and television actress Kristin Chenoweth and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.
Jan. 18, 2019
"There are more than 200 types of rhinoviruses, so you're going to have to shove about 200 tissues up your nose each time to get a different one," said the UA's Charles Gerba.
Jan. 16, 2019
The UA Science Tumamoc Hill public lecture series will focus on the vaquita, which has been pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal gill net fishing practices.
Jan. 16, 2019
Adam Block, an astronomer with the UA's Steward Observatory, discusses viewing tips for those interested in the eclipse.
Jan. 15, 2019
"This study provides further credence to guidance that practitioners and other professionals should affirm ... a child's assertion of their gender," said Russell Toomey.