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UA Optical Sciences to Take Name of Founding Dean Wyant

Dean-turned-philanthropist James Wyant recently pledged $20 million to support new faculty positions at the college.

UA Scientist Looks At Significance of Small-Scale Social Life

Finding clues to human intelligence in behavior of bees and ants

UA Researcher: Mind Does Not Always Rule Body

Professor Katalin Gothard says the body can influence our thinking more than we realize.

Bisbee Science Lab

Educators behind the new facility hope it will offer informal and fun learning experiences for rural students.

Microbes Aren't as Bad as You Might Think, Researchers Say

UA professor promotes findings that show certain bacteria are good for you.

UA Study: Bigger Dogs Are Better Thinkers

Researchers pitted large dogs against small dogs in intelligence tests.

A Fascination for Fishing Cats

A University of Arizona scientist is helping the rare and unique felines.

"Dazzle Ships" in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA scientist studies "fishing cats"; Rain Pryor talks about "Fried Chicken & Latkes"; and two moments in time from poet Brother Be.

Public Not Hearing 'Cathedral' of Science Behind Climate Change, Researcher Says

Joellen Russell is an oceanographer collecting data impacting how scientists measure an forecast climate change.

Rocks On Bennu Create Bump for OSIRIS-REx Sample Search

The scientists have found more rocks than expected on the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

Stressed Out? Keep Your Romantic Partner Close, Research Suggests

The study shows a reduced stress response when a companion is nearby.

Healing Faster From Broken Bones

UA professor seeks ways to help people recover from orthopedic injuries more quickly.

Sierra Vista to Run Controlled Burns Next Week

City hopes to head off mosquito growth near wastewater facility.

Rare Lunar Eclipse-'Supermoon' to Create Striking Visual Experience

Unlike last year’s solar eclipse, Sunday's total lunar eclipse is visible to the naked eye - No eye protection needed

Science Lecture Series Returns to UA

"Searching for Certainty" is the theme for 14th annual showcase.

UA Research Could Help Reduce Disease-Spreading Mosquito Populations

The scientists found a way to make mosquito eggs inviable by blocking a specific protein.

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