Hector Zamora, a monitoring team member and doctoral candidate in the UA Department of Geosciences, at a site that was cleared in advance of the pulse flow. The willows pictured here germinated after the pulse flow. (Photo: Karl W. Flessa/UA Department of Geosciences)
Oct. 19, 2016
Two growing seasons after the 2014 engineered spring flood, the delta’s birds, plants and groundwater continue to benefit, according to a report by a binational, UA-led team.
Oct. 12, 2016
UA researcher Adam Buntzman is merging computer science and immunology to improve cancer diagnostics by up to 100 times the accuracy of conventional tests.
UA researcher Adam Buntzman: "If we were on a treasure hunt, where the cure to many illnesses is the buried treasure, then we’ve just drawn the first map of Treasure Island." (Photo: Roy Wageman/UA BioCommunications)
Sept. 28, 2016
Using high-performance techniques, UA researcher Adam Buntzman has led an effort to harness supercomputers to create the first map of the human immune system.
This Bosnian pine, dubbed Adonis, is the oldest known living tree in Europe. The tree is more than 1,075 years old. (Photo: Oliver Konter/University of Mainz, Germany)
Aug. 22, 2016
Researchers from the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research participated in an expedition that revealed the age of the tree, living in the highlands of Greece, as nearly 1,100 years.
The Jason series of U.S./European satellites can measure the height of the ocean surface. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Aug. 18, 2016
A UA-led research team figured out that sea level changes in the Pacific Ocean can be used to estimate future global average surface temperatures. Scientists had not previously connected Pacific sea level with changes in the globe’s temperatures.
Often, great inventions start in ideas noted in University researchers' lab notebooks. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 2, 2016
Tech Launch Arizona has completed its third full year of operation, surpassing all of its established performance metrics. For fiscal 2016, the UA's commercialization arm reported 250 invention disclosures, 278 patents filed and 14 startup companies. Tech Parks Arizona also had a banner year.
A sub-alpine forest in Colorado. Forests in the southwestern U.S. are expected to be among the hardest hit, according to the projections resulting from the study. (Photo: Sydne Record)
July 20, 2016
A UA-led study combined projections of future climate with tree-ring records, suggesting that forests increasingly are aching under the burden of climate change.
As adults, tarantula wasps dine on nectar-laden flowers. As larvae, they are of much darker culinary preference. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Tree National Park)
June 27, 2016
In an excerpt from his recent book, "The Sting of the Wild," UA entomologist Justin Schmidt tells the fascinating story of the tarantula wasp. (That's an ant on his nose, by the way.)
Joel Cuello (left) with a potato farm operator in Ha'il, Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Ronnie DeGuzman)
June 21, 2016
The University is helping village farmers to improve economic profitability and environmental sustainability in the Arab state. Turki Faisal Al-Rasheed, a graduate of the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is leading the effort along with Joel Cuello and Kevin Fitzsimmons.