Catalysts of Change' is Theme of Arizona Science Lecture Series

University of Arizona experts will focus on climate, space, artificial intelligence and genetic engineering – four topics that continue to change the world and influence the way people will live in the future.

The argument for plastic straws

Lots of colorful plastic straws with flexible bodies stuck together in a glass. Some of them are sticking out. In the background there are some more thrown around on the table.

UBRP Conference showcases undergraduates' biology research

Over 100 University of Arizona undergraduate researchers presented their work at the 31st annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program Conference in the Environmental and Natural Resources 2 building on Saturday, Jan. 25. This conference served as a public showcase of the work UBRP students completed during their time in the program.

Image of vines growing inside Biosphere 2 with sky in the background

The Strange Tale of Biosphere 2 Gets a Fitting Showcase in "Spaceship Earth"

Documentary filmmaker Matt Wolf on his latest, a deep dive into an ecological utopia gone wrong.

UA Researcher Working To Cut Off Citrus Disease Before It Spreads To Arizona Crops

There is an outbreak that’s killing California’s citrus trees. Earlier this month, that state’s orange growers expanded a quarantine zone to cover more than 1,000 square miles of infected land in four counties. 

What to do when pests become homewreckers

With adversaries including termites and carpenter ants, learn how to look out for invasions and go on the offensive

UA-CEAC Off Grid Greenhouse

UA Food-Energy-Water Research Teams With AZ Navajo Tribal Education

Titled Indigenous Food, Energy, and Water Security and Sovereignty (Indigi-FEWSS), the goal of this project is to educate and engage students, with an emphasis on recruitment of first-generation and minority students seeking opportunities

UA-CEAC Off Grid Greenhouse

UA Food-Energy-Water Research Teams With AZ Navajo Tribal Education

Titled Indigenous Food, Energy, and Water Security and Sovereignty (Indigi-FEWSS), the goal of this project is to educate and engage students, with an emphasis on recruitment of first-generation and minority students seeking opportunities

The Future of Farming Takes Root

Sustainable agriculture is quickly becoming the wave of the future as global leaders grapple with the question of how to feed a world population approaching 10 billion. At the UA, researchers are looking up for answers, in the form of vertical farming.

Science Says: Jack Frost nipping at your nose ever later

Across the United States, the year’s first freeze has been arriving further and further into the calendar, according to more than a century of measurements from weather stations nationwide.