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Science

Grad Slam begins at UA

The UA Grad Slam, an opportunity for graduate students to present their research in three minutes or less for the chance to win $3,000, began preliminary rounds on Monday in the Student Union Memorial Center Kiva Room. Read more

Blinded by the light pollution

It’s the only pollution that we see every day but never think about. Light pollution may sound like an issue only astronomers care about, but it has been linked to negative effects on our health, ecosystems and climate. Read more

Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs

UA scientists Rod Wing and Doug Taren will host an informal discussion on genetically modified organisms and food security to address concerns on health and livelihood today at Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Read more

Event asks: What's love got to do with it?

Love is in the air — but exactly what is “it”? “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” — a part of the Creative Collaborations series organized by the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry — is an hour-long musical event aimed to examine the science and psychology behind love. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more