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March 29, 2013 | Arizona Daily Star
Jared Griebel, the UA Student Innovator of the Year, was honored this week at Innovation Day at the UA. Greibel's discoveries could translate a problem - waste sulfur - into an opportunity to create batteries from his electrochemically active copolymer. Three companies with an interest in developing them are working with samples of his novel plastic.
March 28, 2013 | UANews
The widely used strategy of endowing crops with redundant toxins to fend off pests rests on flawed assumptions, UA researchers have discovered. Their study helps explain why pests are evolving resistance much faster than predicted and offers solutions for better agricultural management.
March 27, 2013 | CLIMAS
Historically, in the Southwest the coming months are dry and windy, and there is some indication that temperatures may be warmer than average.
March 27, 2013 | Arizona Daily Star
The UA will receive part of a $9 million federal contract to research citrus greening disease, which is harming the nation's citrus industry and keeping Arizona's industry on guard. Professor Judith Brown of the UA's School of Plant Sciences will lead the research conducted in Arizona, where the disease hasn't been seen so far - although the bug that spreads it has been detected in western counties.
March 25, 2013 | UANews
The Green Fund continues to support students, faculty and staff as they work together to make the UA a more environmentally sustainable institution, benefiting the campus and community. More than $470,000 has been granted to projects that expand sustainability efforts.