Weakening of Asian Summer Monsoon Blamed on Pollution

Air pollution from industrialization is the likely culprit behind the reduced precipitation from the Asian monsoon, a phenomenon that affects almost half of the world’s population.

Detecting Dementia's Damaging Effects Before It's Too Late

Researchers might have found a way to detect neurodegeneration before brain cells are lost for good. Earlier detection could provide therapeutic drug treatments a chance to work.

UA Partners With Space Tango to Test Diagnostic Tool in Space

Researchers at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix are partnering with Space Tango, a private aerospace company that designs, builds and operates facilities on the International Space Station, to develop an easy way to test astronauts' health in space.

No One-Size-Fits-All Solution for Sustainable Agriculture

New research shows that while conservation farming might work well in industrialized nations, its benefits aren't always transferable to the more rural parts of the world.

$36,250 in Prizes Awarded at Engineering Design Day

The top team won the $5,000 grand prize for designing a system to help lost hikers find their way home using a mesh network of solar-powered beacons and a cellphone app.

Liverman Testifies Before House Climate Committee

UA geographer Diana Liverman outlined the impacts of global warming to the Southwestern U.S. and emphasized the urgency of reducing emissions to limit warming.

What Deep Learning Reveals About Saturn’s Storms

A "deep learning" approach to detecting storms on Saturn show the vast regions affected by storms and that dark storm clouds contain material swept up from the lower atmosphere by strong vertical winds.

Researchers Find Ice Feature on Saturn’s Giant Moon

While searching for the origins of Titan’s methane and the organics that coat its surface, UA researchers made the unexpected discovery of a large ice feature on Saturn's largest moon.

Ashes of a Dying Star Hold Clues about Solar System's Birth

A dust grain forged in a stellar explosion predating our solar system reveals new insights about how stars end their lives and provide the building blocks of new stars and planets.

Climate, grasses and teeth: the evolution of South America mammals

Armadillos as big as Volkswagens and other grass-eating mammals became more diverse in South America about 6 million years ago because of shifts in atmospheric circulation.


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