Genomics, the topic of this year's UA College of Science lecture series, involves scientists who sequence and assemble the entire set of DNA contained in each cell of an organism.
Microbe-eating flies from at least three different locations around the world recently have evolved into herbivores, feeding on some of the most toxic plants on Earth.
The UA Science and Technology Park is an example of Tucson offering something no other city can match.
February–April forecasts call for above-average temperatures and below-average precipitation in the Southwest.
After a nearly 5,000-year vigil upon a Nevada mountaintop, an ancient tree now finds its home in the UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research.
What happens when a poet hangs out in a carbon-dating lab?
An international research team including UA rangeland ecologists has discovered that plants' demand for water fluctuates depending on how much water is available.
Cheating is a behavior not limited to humans, animals and plants. Even microscopically small, single-celled algae do it, a team of UA researchers has discovered.
Facilities in the northeastern U.S. fail to allow passage of migrating fish from the sea to their spawning grounds, scientists say.
An extreme cold snap in parts of the Western U.S. is damaging orange crops in California and lettuce in Arizona.
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