Footprints used to study human evolution

As technology continues to advance, so does our understanding of human evolution. Research by UA assistant anthropology professor David Raichlen and his colleagues provide evidence suggesting that 3.6 million years ago, hominins walked with the same upright gait that humans do today. Read more

Lose the shades

Thanks to two UA professors and a number of other researchers, you may be able to watch ""Avatar"" and other 3-D films with your naked eye in the near future. Read more

Lighter hearts

For the first time in U.S. history, patients with completely artificial hearts can be discharged from the hospital while waiting for a permanent heart, thanks to the efforts of UA alumni and the University Medical Center. Read more