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The Value of Nutrition and Exercise, According to a Moth

How can animals that feed mostly on sugar embark on migrations spanning continents? An unexpected discovery was made by biologists in the UA's Department of Entomology.

Concrete Substitute, a UA Startup, Brings Advantages

A new substitute for concrete has a number of advantages over traditional Portland cement and goes by the name Acrete, a combination of “Arizona” and “concrete.”

Terrestrial Ecosystems Feeling the Heat, Research Shows

UA researchers are part of an international study revealing that carbon dioxide stored by ecosystems could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought.

'Feeding Your Genome' Conference Scheduled at UA

The conference, hosted by the UA Department of Nutritional Sciences, offers the latest research and practical approaches in the emerging field of precision nutrition and health.

Colorado River Flows to Keep Shrinking as Climate Warms

New research involving the UA's Jonathan Overpeck is the first to show the large role that warming temperatures are playing in reducing the flows of the Colorado River.

Scientists Use Big-Brother Technology to Spy on Bumblebees

RFID chips like the ones used to protect stores from shoplifting have given an interdisciplinary team of UA researchers unprecedented glimpses into a colony of bumblebees.

Researchers Design Facial Recognition System for Lemurs

UA anthropologist Stacey Tecot helped develop LemurFaceID, a computer-assisted facial recognition system that has the potential to redefine the tracking of species in the wild.

Haury Grants Go for Community Building, Youth Engagement

The Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice also has selected its next round of challenge grant finalists and announced three new Haury Fellows.

Four Questions: Wonder Why Every Rose Has Its Thorn?

Want to keep your valentine's roses fresh? You might want to place them in the fridge. Arizona Master Gardener Lauren Kettenbach answers questions about February's most popular flower.

Surveying the Scenery 90 Million Miles From Earth

The UA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is still a long way from reaching its primary target, asteroid Bennu, but this month it opens its robotic eyes to look for a population of space rocks.

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