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Inspired by Noah's Ark, the ambitious project aims to preserve humankind – and animal-kind, plant-kind and fungi-kind – in the event of a global crisis.
Engineers at the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab are casting the sixth of seven mirror segments that together will make up the primary mirror of the Giant Magellan Telescope, currently under construction in Chile's Atacama Desert.
Western butterfly populations are declining at an estimated rate of 1.6% per year, according to a new report in Science. The western monarch population has declined 99.9% since the 1980s.
The AZ HEROES study is tracking viral immunity over time and assessing vaccine effectiveness in essential workers and college students. The data will help inform decision making as we continue to confront the pandemic, says Dr. Jeff Burgess.
Construction of a rooftop garden and solar panels atop the University of Arizona's ENR2 building is complete. The site will not only generate electricity, but also create environmental research opportunities.
HiRISE provided data that helped NASA's Perseverance rover navigate to its designated landing site on the Red Planet. It also captured an image of the Feb. 18 descent.
Number theorist Brandon Levin and cosmologist Elisabeth Krause are two of 128 early-career scientists to be honored for their current performance and future potential in research.
Astronomers can now use ground-based telescopes to capture images of planets that could potentially harbor life within the habitable zone of the Alpha Centauri star system.
Before departing for Earth on May 10, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will perform a final flyby of Bennu – capturing its last images of sample collection site Nightingale.
Scientists outfitted bugs with body armor to learn more about how evolution has shaped weapons in the animal kingdom and why weapons differ among species.