A long-standing chemistry puzzle has been solved, with potential implications ranging from industrial processes to atmospheric chemistry. Scientists at the University of Arizona have discovered a mysterious molecule with a structure simple enough to make it into high school textbooks, … Continue reading →
Smelling good is just part of what some beetles must do to find a mate. They have to exude the proper perfume at the right time of day and right season of the year, a UA-led team found. A longhorned … Continue reading →
UA researchers have attracted the attention of the Department of Defense by looking at how organizational ecology may relate to human networks — and even to terrorist organizations. The world today is more intimate and tightly wound together than ever … Continue reading →
A UA-led collaboration of physicists and chemists has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement about its potential for new technological devices ranging from computing to medicine.
Professor Wolfgang Fink, whose innovations have helped restore partial sight to the blind, takes on a new challenge: creating telemedical devices that can prevent blindness. University of Arizona researchers are developing technology that converts smartphones into powerful eye-examining instruments that … Continue reading →
Imagine that an invisible, microscopic invader has found its way into your body and hijacked the cellular machinery that keeps you healthy. Inhabiting the gray area between living and nonliving, the invader can only reproduce once it makes its new … Continue reading →
With the help of UA researchers, archaeologists have discovered that the highest known human occupation sites also are the world’s oldest, challenging theories about the speed of human adaptation to high-altitude living. Researchers at the University of Arizona have helped … Continue reading →
The College of Optical Sciences is leading an effort to develop a technology that marries electronics with optics. Removing barriers along the way to a blazingly fast Internet is the declared goal of scientists at the University of Arizona College of … Continue reading →