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ASU team building 'UV BBQ' to sanitize masks

The device uses UVC light to kill the novel coronavirus on multiple masks in a matter of minutes.

Basketballs and drills: UA scientists designing innovative ventilator prototypes

A cross-disciplinary group is working to supplement the supply of life-saving health equipment diminished by the pandemic.

UA team developing 3D-printed masks to protect doctors against coronavirus

The team is responding to an anticipated shortage of masks at Banner University Medical Center.

Borderlands symposium explores web of people, wildlife in Sonoran Desert

The Ajo conference last week brought together scientists, tribal leaders and community members.

Science fair cancels some events amid coronavirus fears

Friday night events for the SARSEF fair were canceled. Saturday awards will be streamed.

Study explains how rattlesnakes catch rainwater on their backs

For the western diamond-backed rattlesnake, the advantage might lie in a labyrinth of grooves on its scales.

UA researchers warn of time frame for species extinctions

A new report says some plants and animals will succumb to climate change in 50 years.

Star Betelgeuse's mysterious dimming has the attention of UA astronomer

If the star goes “supernova,” Narsi Anugu says it will provide a boost the field of astronomy.

Arizona Spotlight Special: Arizona Addicted

Tearing down the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction with stories from Arizonans who have lived the experience, and found the road to recovery.

Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

Study: Four Corners drought intensified by human-induced warming

A researcher said the drought showed what climate change is like "in the here and now."

Scientists explain how stress can turn hair gray

A study examines how stress response can impact stem cells that act as a sort of color reserve for hair.

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.

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