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Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz of Mexico's indigenous Mixe community is using her master's degree in agriculture and biosystems engineering to help indigenous farming communities become more self-sufficient.
The conference is the largest international civil-military conference dedicated to space surveillance. The UA's prominence reinforces its lead in the emerging space surveillance industry.
Sergio Salguero writes about his work in Helena Morrison's lab, which is helping to improve our understanding of why women's risk for stroke increases after menopause.
How does natural selection result in evolutionary change? It's one of biology's vexing questions, and UA researchers have worked on how genetic information gets translated into traits.
The Research Insights in Semiarid Ecosystems Symposium continues a legacy of student engagement and research collaborations based on 114 years of data from the Santa Rita Experimental Range, and 64 years of research on the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed.
With the UA at its core, Tucson represents a vibrant community for exploring interactions between the arts and the environment. In that context, the Environment and Humanities Network was established to build multidisciplinary initiatives that tackle environmental challenges.
Katerina Aifantis, who became the Netherlands' youngest-ever recipient of a doctorate in applied physics at age 21, is investigating how metallic solids break down at the atomic level.
The "proud parents" of the UA's mission team talk about their excitement after a flawless launch sequence, their jitters prior to powering up the spacecraft's instruments for the first time in space, and what it takes to talk to a robotic probe hurtling around the sun millions of miles away.
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.
College of Engineering and College of Medicine researchers are developing a computerized device to train medical students in laparoscopic surgery better than a surgeon could.
Grasslands and grass crops, covering much of the world's land area and providing half of the calories humans consume, may be unable to respond fast enough, UA ecologists say.
A study examining patterns of historical temperatures for 276 U.S. national parks found earlier springs driven by climate change in three out of every four parks, with more than half of the parks experiencing extreme early onsets of spring.
Hsinchun Chen, professor of management information systems at the UA, explains some simple ways to increase security and decrease your chances of being hacked.
Permafrost, a subsurface layer of soil located in polar regions and frozen year-round, is thawing under a changing climate. UA researchers are working to understand the effects.
UA researcher Adam Buntzman is merging computer science and immunology to improve cancer diagnostics by up to 100 times the accuracy of conventional tests.