The University of Arizona

Science Lecture Series to Explore Life in the Universe

UANews | January 20, 2015
What is life? How do we recognize it? Seven upcoming talks are free and will be held at Centennial Hall on the UA campus from Jan. 26 through March 9.

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control

UANews | January 20, 2015
Overly optimistic assumptions about transgenic crops that produce two or more Bt toxins active against the same pest can lead to inadequate strategies for delaying evolution of pest resistance, UA researchers caution in Nature Biotechnology.

Three Nearly Earth-Size Planets Found Orbiting Nearby Star

UANews | January 16, 2015
Star’s proximity means it is bright enough for astronomers to study the planets’ atmospheres, to determine whether they are like Earth’s atmosphere and conducive to life.

Years Later, HiRISE Camera Confirms the Beagle Has Landed

UANews | January 15, 2015
The long-lost Mars lander Beagle 2 has been discovered in images taken with the UA-led High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

UA Grad's Little Firm Tackles Big-Data Solutions

UANews | January 14, 2015
A Silicon Valley startup helps companies make data-informed decisions, all without the need for heavy expertise in information technology.

Extrasolar Storms: How's the Weather Way Out There?

UANews | January 12, 2015
Like galactic storm chasers, UA astronomers are leading an effort to discover how clouds and weather systems change on other worlds.

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