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Tyina Steptoe, associate professor of history, discusses how songs became tools in Black protest movements, sometimes by accident. She also shares a playlist of some of her favorite tracks, spanning blues, jazz, hip-hop and more.
Most biologists have assumed that ants wander aimlessly around a new environment. New UArizona research suggests that at least one species of rock ant actually searches in a more methodical way.
During the annual College of Science lecture series, university experts will delve into aging, computer technology, climate change and COVID-19, and discuss how science can help sort fact from fiction.
Researchers have found a correlation between poor sleep and suicide risk. A new study evaluated suicidal thoughts and behaviors in college students during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Known as the "King of Sting," Justin Schmidt has dedicated his life to the study of insects, mostly the stinging kind. In a recent paper, he explores giant velvet mites – elusive creatures of the arachnid family. Among his discoveries: Virtually no one wants to eat them, suggesting the mites have to contend with few, if any, predators.
When you're in a bad mood, you might be quicker to spot inconsistencies in things you read, a new University of Arizona-led study finds. The study, published in Frontiers in Communication, builds on existing research on how the brain processes language.
The Arizona Partnership for Climate-Smart Food Crops will promote climate-smart food production practices and help farmers reduce water consumption and carbon emissions.
The mystery of whether microbial alien life might inhabit Enceladus, one of Saturn's 83 moons, could be solved by an orbiting space probe, according to a UArizona-led study.
With funding from the state's New Economy Initiative, researchers are working to develop precision cancer treatments using 3D-printed environments that mimic human tissue.
Less than a year after the James Webb Space Telescope's Christmas Day launch in 2021, scientists have captured images of the most distant galaxies ever seen.