NASA celebrates Hubble Space Telescope’s 28th birthday with this stunning picture
In honor of its 28th birthday, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has beamed down two different images of the incredible Lagoon Nebula.
UA-Led NASA Survey Seen as Steppingstone for Astronomy
By studying dust in the habitable zones of nearby stars, the HOSTS Survey — led by UA astronomers and performed with Arizona telescopes — is helping to determine how big future telescopes should be.
Can Laughter Make Our Lives Better? Researchers Say Yes
Research from the UA’s Eller College of Management suggests that humor is a good thing in certain situations, but its effectiveness depends on your end goal.
Chickens ‘closer to dinosaurs’ than other birds
New research suggests that chickens have experienced fewer gross genomic changes than other birds as they evolved from their dinosaur ancestor.
University competition for sustainable urban life
Ideas for the future design and configuration of cities are being sought for a new competition promoting greater sustainability in urban environments.
Kent academics organise Native American art event in Bristol
Public one-day symposium on Native American art will take place in Bristol on 6 June from 09.30-17.30.
New Cambridge institute to tackle policy challenges in our age of disruption
The Bennett Institute for Public Policy will address emerging global patterns of inequality and social unrest by offering a unique combination of deep research, high-level training and effective policy engagement.…
Professor’s pioneering lung work honoured with top international honour
Professor Merryn Tawhai, Deputy Director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), has been honoured with one of the highest international accolades in her field. Today Professor Tawhai was inducted into…
University Biologists Find Answer to 100-Year-Old Question
The UA team, headed by Michael S. Barker, assistant professor and director of bioinformatics in the UA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has found that polyploidy, the duplication of whole genomes, has occurred many times during the evolution of insects, the most diverse group of animals.
Fellowship Available for Aspiring UVM Filmmaker
Forget flying to L.A. UVM students who want to immerse themselves in filmmaking and screenwriting and learn from industry leaders need only take a short drive down I-89, where the…