A major driving force of evolution comes from mistakes made by cells and how organisms cope with the consequences, UA biologists have found. Their discoveries offer lessons for creating innovation in economics and society.
Supapan Seraphin, a materials science and engineering professor, received a Ben's Bells award for her work with students. She makes a famous Thai lunch for them, providing an opportunity to discuss academic concerns.
A new 1.6-megawatt array located in the UA Science and Technology Park's Solar Zone will offer solar energy to Tucson Electric Power customers. The system's output will be sold through TEP's new Bright Tucson Community Solar Program.
One year ago, a massive earthquake devastated Haiti. An engineering team from the UA is looking at ways to reduce the carnage inflicted by future earthquakes while the island and its people recover slowly amid disease and mountains of rubble.
The pilot program will help local homeowners install water-harvesting equipment in exchange for data collection and a donation to local environmental projects. The goal is to help keep local environmental projects from running out of water.