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RFID chips like the ones used to protect stores from shoplifting have given an interdisciplinary team of UA researchers unprecedented glimpses into a colony of bumblebees.
The conference, hosted by the UA Department of Nutritional Sciences, offers the latest research and practical approaches in the emerging field of precision nutrition and health.
New research involving the UA's Jonathan Overpeck is the first to show the large role that warming temperatures are playing in reducing the flows of the Colorado River.
UA researchers are part of an international study revealing that carbon dioxide stored by ecosystems could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought.
A new substitute for concrete has a number of advantages over traditional Portland cement and goes by the name Acrete, a combination of “Arizona” and “concrete.”
How can animals that feed mostly on sugar embark on migrations spanning continents? An unexpected discovery was made by biologists in the UA's Department of Entomology.
Kevin Anchukaitis, an associate professor of geography and development at the UA, uses tree-ring science for clues to Guatemala's changing climate and its economic future.
Speakers at a conference at the UA — including a Nobel laureate, ambassadors and advisers to secretaries of state — know that science can build trust where politics struggles.
This week, various campus units are honoring the work of the UA's Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays recipients and others engaged in teaching and service around the world.
There is promising news for those suffering from chronic pain. UA researchers discovered that when rats with neuropathic pain were bathed in green LED, the rats showed more tolerance for thermal and tactile stimulus. A clinical trial with fibromyalgia sufferers is underway. With UANews video.
Two UA researchers, scheduled to give talks during the Tucson Festival of Books, speak about the importance of the contributions made by women in the STEM fields.
The annual event on the UA campus is a colossus, potentially tougher to navigate than the writings of Tolstoy or Faulkner. You need a plan of attack. Here's a tip: Follow your interests, and you won't go wrong. There's plenty to like for animal lovers, foodies, science geeks, sports fans and newshounds.
UA researchers have discovered an approach that could save crops from contamination with aflatoxin, a threat to health and food security in developing parts of the world. "Aflatoxin is one of the most potent toxins on the planet," study leader Monica Schmidt says. With UANews video.