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How grasshoppers deal with blood rushing to their heads

A new study sheds light on how insects deal with gravity when they're upside down or sideways.

UA students forge connection with Navajo Nation in engineering project

Program focuses on finding food, energy and water solutions that can be deployed in rural Arizona.

UA physicist says many subatomic breakthroughs to come

John Rutherfoord is among researchers using the Large Hadron Collider.

Antarctic study yields new information for climate change models

A UA-led team used robotic floats to collect data in the Southern Ocean.

The top theory about our moon's origin was developed in Tucson

Tucson scientists published in 1975 the key theory about the moon's creation.

New tools in store for cell biology researchers

UA scientist examining ways to show cellular chemistry at work

ASU leader tapped to head National Science Foundation

If confirmed by the Senate, Sethuraman Panchanathan would serve as the 15th director of the NSF.

Greenland ice melt matches UN panel's worst predictions

New research suggests ice loss in Greenland has contributed just over a centimeter of mean sea level rise over 26 years.

Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

OSIRIS-REx team chooses spot on asteroid to grab sample

The team chose the site by whittling down candidates using a bracket system.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

Dormant but dangerous: UA researcher investigating viruses in the human body

Looking for reasons why some viruses become active and deadly

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

Where did the Copper State get its copper?

It all started with a bang.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

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