News Archive

Once endangered, the bat has been delisted and is now flourishing. Efforts such as Flowers for Bats will ensure the bat continues to thrive in the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee and Rongguang “Ron” Liang have invented a dual-view probe for medical endoscopy. Their startup, Omniscient, is working to bring the technology to the public.
Can desert cities such as Tucson and Phoenix sustain us, in light of their scarce water supplies, sweltering climate and rising population? UA experts Sharon Megdal (water), Ladd Keith (heat) and Christopher Domin (architecture) have reason for optimism. With video.
According to a team led by Michael S. Barker, the duplication of whole genomes has occurred many times during the evolution of insects, the most diverse group of animals.
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.
An Arizona startup is hoping its unique compounds will lead to treatments to halt or slow the progression of a devastating neurodegenerative disease that affects nearly 6 million Americans.
Michael Sori, a planetary scientist at the University of Arizona, used careful mathematical calculations to determine the density of Mercury’s crust, which is thinner than anyone thought.
A laser-guided device to simplify ankle replacement surgery took the top prize, worth $5,000, at Monday's annual College of Engineering capstone event. "This is the best day of the year," said Larry Head, the college's acting dean. With UANews 360-degree video and interviews of students.
A new project involving the UA's Katy Prudic enlists outdoors enthusiasts to provide scientists and land managers with data on pollinators across the West. With UANews video.
The Charles-Sander Dean's Chair will serve as a perpetual fund to attract and retain outstanding deans and was made possible by a gift from alumnus Robert F. Charles Jr. and his wife.
Space is more congested, contested and dangerous than ever, and UA researchers are using $6.65 million in new funding to make it more secure for the nation's satellites.
With her love of genomics and computer programming, researcher Bonnie Hurwitz works in metagenomics, or the sequencing of the whole communities of microorganisms within a sample.
Researcher Bryan Carter, director of the Center for Digital Humanities, sees an opportunity for the UA to lead in technology and content development of virtual worlds.
Moving correctly is crucial for a kinase enzyme, a UA-led research team discovered. The finding may present new avenues for developing drugs for cancer and other diseases.
A team of researchers at the UA College of Optical Sciences has invented a new breed of spectrometer capable of rapidly analyzing the chemical makeup of materials. Their first target market: natural products and pharmaceuticals.
The winning La Siembra project involves the community in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an urban farm on the vacant site of the former Julia Keen Elementary School.
The UA College of Humanities is exploring the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on the vital role of human context and perspective in guiding digital innovations.