Science

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

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated December 8, 2021

STEM program diversifies field

Teachers in Industry is a UA-partnered program that aims to educate teachers and increase their retention rates in science, technology, engineering and math classrooms. Read more

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