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Christopher Castro, a UA associate professor of atmospheric science, talks about Arizona's unique weather-related phenomena in our feature "Four Questions."

UA SRP Investigator and Extension Specialist receives ADHS Funding to provide Well Water Workshops 

Tech Launch Arizona has completed its third full year of operation, surpassing all of its established performance metrics. For fiscal 2016, the UA's commercialization arm reported 250 invention disclosures, 278 patents filed and 14 startup companies. Tech Parks Arizona also had a banner year.
The UA has released an app that helps growers meet regulations for produce safety. The tool can assess water quality, create a microbial profile and offer real-time irrigation advice.
Scientific studies are frequently the basis for news stories that seem too good to be true ("Chocolate makes you smarter"). How should a discerning audience separate fact from fiction? Kimberly Andrews Espy, the UA's senior vice president for research, advises on what to look for.
Wonder why lizards do pushups, or why they sometimes leave their tails behind? UA researcher John Wiens talks about these and other unique lizard behaviors.
With more than $2 million in new funding, Erika Eggers, John Jewett and Weigang Wang will uncover new science and technology and share it with the community.
Named for the sacred eye of an ancient Egyptian god, it offers a unique opportunity to probe the fundamental physics of galaxies and add to our understanding of cosmology.
Seven years ago, the University undertook the creation of an online service to save students time and increase their ability to find scholarships. Now that technology, Scholarship Universe, has been licensed to a Phoenix company through the assistance of Tech Launch Arizona.
A team of UA researchers in engineering and chemistry, with two women as principal investigators, has received a three-year, $590,000 NSF award.
The UA-led mission's spacecraft, the first in the U.S. designed to return a piece of an asteroid to Earth, is now seven weeks from its scheduled launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A new finding from a study led by UA professor Andrew Cohen shows that overfishing is not the sole reason for the decline in the African lake's fisheries since the 1950s.
Aerospace engineer Ed Warnock is preparing to launch an engineless aircraft to the edge of space — and elevate our knowledge about climate, the ozone layer and flying on Mars.
The renowned Mirror Lab bears the name of the longtime supporter of astronomy, whose gift of $20 million enabled the UA to be a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope.
UA engineers are stretching the bounds of sound to develop quieter, smarter and more sustainable products with a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
The UA Health Sciences is blazing a trail with the personalized, patient-directed approach necessary to improve treatment outcomes for certain cancers with a poor prognosis.
Digital? Who needs digital? That was the thinking back in the 1960s, and years later the UA Space Imagery Center has produced valuable digitized film from the project.
A UA-led research team figured out that sea level changes in the Pacific Ocean can be used to estimate future global average surface temperatures. Scientists had not previously connected Pacific sea level with changes in the globe’s temperatures.
Developed by the UA media team that produced "Beyond the Mirage," the Filmstacker system allows users to create, share and discuss online mini-documentaries.
Researchers from the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research participated in an expedition that revealed the age of the tree, living in the highlands of Greece, as nearly 1,100 years.