Dec. 11, 2019
A new theory describes what all animals have in common and allows predictions for specific traits of species that might not be well understood by science.
Dec. 5, 2019
NASA's OSIRIS-REx science team has identified three possible explanations for the particles that asteroid Bennu is consistently tossing into space.
Dec. 3, 2019
New University of Arizona-led science is using air-based maps of plant chemistry to improve carbon cycling models in hyperdiverse tropical forests.
Dec. 2, 2019
Researchers monitored students' heart rates during medical school lectures to test the long-standing theory that active learning provides an attention reset.
Nov. 26, 2019
A University of Arizona researcher describes how a cellular structure that was once lost to science combats attacks waged in the “world’s oldest war.” Her research is part of a larger renaissance in the field thanks to new techniques.
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. 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.
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.
Nov. 18, 2019
One civil and architectural engineering and mechanics professor aims to optimize traffic signal timing and improve the commute on Speedway Boulevard.