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When humans make certain types of mistakes, their pupils change size, UA researchers found. This may offer clues to what goes on in the brain when people make suboptimal decisions.
Incoming assistant professor Jessica Barnes will have the opportunity to study a previously unopened sample of a moon rock that was collected in the early 1970s during NASA's Apollo 17 mission.
Fuel buildup from decades of fire suppression plus rising temperatures from climate change means any year may have large fires, a UA tree-ring researcher and her co-authors report.
The SPHEREx mission will help astronomers, including the UA’s Elisabeth Krause and Tim Eifler, understand how the universe evolved and probe our galaxy for the ingredients of life.
A new study conducted by UA planetary scientists suggests volcanoes may have been recently boiling deep below the surface of the Red Planet.
A team of ecologists used lidar technology to scan the leaf canopy of an Amazon forest and found that trees responded to drought in some surprising ways.
UA psychology professor David Sbarra and his collaborators propose an explanation for why we are so drawn to our smartphones, even when they take us out of the moment in our close relationships.
In 1969, UA scientists were the first to detect the optical flash from a pulsar — a stellar corpse thought to pack at least one-and-a-half times the mass of our sun into a neutron star.
The awards keep coming for Robert C. Kennicutt Jr., who was recently honored by both the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Astronomical Society.
The UA College of Science's popular annual lecture series marks its 14th year this year.