Science

Roberta Diaz Brinton
Sept. 26, 2019
A $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help a team that includes University of Arizona researchers develop a program to help train Navajo students in neuroscience programs.
Natasha Cornejo
Sept. 9, 2019
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland has awarded doctoral student in the University of Arizona Department of Chemistry and Biochemisty and her thesis adviser a Gilliam Fellowship. The fellowship aims to support students and advisers in efforts to advance research, leadership and diversity in science fields.
Co-inventor Colleen Janczak uses a fluorescent light to illuminate the new nanomaterials. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 29, 2019
UA inventions from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BIO5 are allowing for a deeper understanding of complex biological processes and opening possibilities for more precise disease diagnosis and treatment.
A wood engraving by Eduard Riou depicts a landscape view of the Pliocene. The image was etched in the late 1800s, when CO2 levels hovered around 295 ppm. (Image: Welcome Library/CC BY 4.0)
July 29, 2019
Temperature data from the Pliocene, an era with CO2 levels similar to today's, could be used to understand the climate shifts of the near future, according to UA geoscientist.
Common Redpoll derives its plumage color from a mixture of 17 carotenoids. (Photo: Alexander Badyaev/tenbestphotos.com)
April 24, 2019
A UA team shows that evolution is driven by dependency on other species within ecological communities – testing a long-held idea of the late UA professor George Gaylord Simpson.
"I didn't realize until I moved to England what a desert rat I have become," says astronomy professor Robert C. Kennicutt Jr. (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M University College of Science)
Jan. 28, 2019
The awards keep coming for Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., who was recently honored by both the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Astronomical Society.
Benjamin Renquist, inventor of a new animal growth assay, in his lab at the UA Agricultural Center.  (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Sept. 27, 2018
How can farmers of aquatic animals quickly and efficiently select the top producing stocks for breeding? Benjamin Renquist has invented a new assay that answers this question, offering an easy-to-use assay that has been licensed to startup GenetiRate.
Sept. 25, 2018
The National Science Foundation has renewed its funding for CyVerse – a UA-led project providing computational infrastructure for data science – through 2023.
This patch of oak shrub surrounded by forest is the result of an 1899 forest fire in northern New Mexico. Researchers suggest such changes from forest to shrubby, hard-to-walk-through vegetation will become more common as global warming continues. (Photo: Ellis Q. Margolis)
Aug. 30, 2018
The current warming from climate change may drive a dramatic change in vegetation within the next 100-150 years unless greenhouse-gas emissions are reduced, reports a UA-led international team.

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