Science

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.
Two pieces of azurite were serendipitously reunited at the UA Mineral Museum. (Photo: Bob Demers/UA News)
June 15, 2016
Two pieces of Bisbee-born azurite — one of which traveled the world more than 100 years ago — met again by chance, thanks to the eagle eye of a student worker. Here's the fascinating story of how it happened.
A researcher prepares to deploy a robotic float into the Southern Ocean, the water body surrounding Antarctica. The floats are lowered over the side of the vessel on a rope and slide off the rope once in the water. (Photo: Hannah Zanowski)
June 8, 2016
With the help of the UA-led national data management project CyVerse, three agencies are funding a study of the Earth's climate with robotic floats and supercomputers.
Graduate student Ekta Patel is among the group of 24 UA students and recent graduates to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award. Fellows at the UA receive coverage for tuition, fees and student health insurance, and also a $500 travel grant.
June 6, 2016
UA students and alumni receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in National Science Foundation funding by their acceptance into the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Ben Wu is a May UA graduate with degrees in mathematics and chemical engineering.
June 6, 2016
Ben Wu has been chosen as one of only three undergraduate speakers for the Beckman Symposium in August, which will be attended by researchers from around the world.
May 25, 2016
The assistant professor of physics will use the funds to expand our understanding of dark energy, the mysterious substance making up 70 percent of the universe's energy content.
Conventional autoradiography (left) vs. beta emission tomography (Credit: Yijun Ding/Center for Gamma Ray Imaging)
May 20, 2016
The UA has signed an exclusive license agreement for a molecular imaging technology, beta emission tomography, to Lightpoint Medical of Chesham, England.

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