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January 30, 2015
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How Beetles Hack Into Ant Colonies

Pretending to be one of them, ant-nest beetles trick ants to rear their brood — and then reward their hosts by devouring them. UA entomologists have discovered that the beetles evolve at an astonishing rate. We’ve all heard the story … Continue reading

July 15, 2013
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Rain Gods in a Desert Sea: New Book Celebrates Southern Arizona’s Mountains

A book by two UA scientists explains the story behind the scenery of the “sky islands,” the unique mountain ranges dotting southern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. University of Arizona scientists Wendy Moore and Richard Brusca have published an illustrated … Continue reading

September 28, 2011
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Glow-in-the-Dark Millipede Says ‘Stay Away’

*The world’s only bioluminescent millipedes use their glow as a warning signal to nocturnal predators, a UA-led research team has discovered.* As night falls in certain mountain regions in California, a strange breed of creepy crawlies emerges from the soil: … Continue reading