Science

Members of the Terrestrial Exploration project work on their aerial photography vehicle, which blends the vertical takeoff capabilities of a drone with the smooth sailing and endurance of a plane.
April 24, 2018
Nearly 600 engineering students will display a search and rescue drone, a device to monitor swelling and more than 100 other projects with the potential to save lives, time and money.
Rajesh Khanna has mentored Lindsey Chew since she was a UA freshman in 2014. On April 18, she will take part in Posters on the Hill, where she will present the non-opioid pain relief research she has contributed as part of the Khanna laboratory. (Photo: Stacy Pigott/UA News)
April 10, 2018
Neuroscience and cognitive science senior Lindsey Chew will represent the University on Capitol Hill as part of Posters on the Hill, an event showcasing undergraduate research.
UA President Robert C. Robbins (left) talks with professor Moe Momayez about the mining sensor network Momayez developed and is bringing to market via the startup Guia. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
March 20, 2018
Tech Launch Arizona held its annual I-Squared Expo and Awards event, and UA President Robert C. Robbins joined in to celebrate the honorees and their accomplishments.
Lyn Hart was working as a nurse at Tucson's Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital when she first laid eyes on Tumamoc Hill. (Photo: Mari Cleven)
Feb. 16, 2018
A new program funded by the UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry is transforming the popular walking spot into a creative hub for artists and scientists.
The Kakavas family watches an Ultimaker machine create a  3-D model.
Feb. 12, 2018
What organizers call the first 4-H Fab Lab in the country, and the first fabrication laboratory in an Arizona public school, is engaging students in STEM and fulfilling the mission of UA Cooperative Extension.
Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, presented the third lecture in the College of Science series on "Humans, Data and Machines." (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Feb. 6, 2018
It's still a long way to get from data to wisdom, said Nirav Merchant, director of the UA's Data Science Institute, in his lecture on "Working Alongside Thinking Machines."
UA President Robert C. Robbins addresses the Centennial Hall audience before the start of Monday night's science lecture. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Jan. 22, 2018
The UA president's focus on the convergence of the physical, digital and biological worlds will be addressed by "Humans, Data and Machines," which launched Monday night with a lecture on algorithms and artificial intelligence by UA professor Stephen Kobourov.
Jan. 12, 2018
The annual lecture series, which kicks off on Jan. 22, will examine the scientific, technological, legal and personal impact of revolutionary change in the way we live and work.
The Biosphere 2 complex in Oracle, Arizona, is a unique, large-scale experimental research facility housing seven simulated ecosystems.
Sept. 20, 2017
The endowment from Edward P. Bass will enable Biosphere 2 to address some of the century’s most critical questions in food, water and energy security as the world's population nears 8 billion. "The University of Arizona is ideally suited to make the most of Biosphere 2's resources," Bass says.

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