Science

Let’s talk about body image

Body Positive Arizona is on campus initiative that consists of both students and UA staff members who are committed to promoting body positivity through in-person and virtual discussions and tabling events. Learn more about their organization and the resources and support they offer. Read more

Women in STEM at the UA

There is a long history of inequalities and glass ceilings for women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics workforce. The Daily Wildcat talked with four female professors at the University of Arizona in the STEM field to get an up close look at their career and the advice they have for future generations of women in STEM.  Read more

College of Medicine hosts virtual health care disparities forum

The University of Arizona College of Medicine hosted a forum Feb.10 to discuss steps medical health professionals can take to address healthcare disparities and the social determinants of mental health, providing their patients with an overall more accomodating and beneficial experience. Read more

UA researchers working on communicating with plants

University of Arizona researchers have received a $25 million grant to develop a better way to communicate with plants and understand their signals. The UA researchers have been looking at this in terms of helping make plants more resistant to droughts. Read more

Turning the tide against malaria

After decades of research, testing and development, the world may finally have a vaccine to turn the tide against malaria. The new malaria vaccine, also known as RTS,S or by its brand name Mosquirix, was developed by GlaxoSmithKline. Read more

A penny for your thoughts

A recent study found a correlation between brooding and negative thoughts. The study had the goal of seeing how/what thoughts arise and unfold over time when people have nothing to focus on. It also had a major emphasis on the effect of brooding on one’s mind. Read more