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Scientists consider vertical farming ahead of changing climate

A UA researcher says the technique could help solve future food concerns.

Former UA College of Science dean talks Biosphere 2, OSIRIS-REx

Joaquin Ruiz, who has transitioned to a new role at the university, highlights the college's top achievements over the last two decades.

OSIRIS-REx team chooses spot on asteroid to grab sample

The team chose the site by whittling down candidates using a bracket system.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

Dormant but dangerous: UA researcher investigating viruses in the human body

Looking for reasons why some viruses become active and deadly

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

Where did the Copper State get its copper?

It all started with a bang.

How Arizona's universities rank in R & D spending

The state's public schools rank high in space, social science and geoscience research spending.

Biosphere 2 drought study continues

The water was shut off to the rainforest biome for a multiweek measurement of dry conditions.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

First full geologic map of Titan reveals moon of varied landscapes

An author says the findings call for a new mission to the large moon of Saturn.

USDA implementing restrictions to prevent tomato virus introduction to US

The disease does not pose any risk to people or animals, an industry leader said.

Study: Arizona military base will be hardest hit by climate change

Bases in the state could see an increasing number of dangerously hot days, the study says.

Global scientist coalition delivers climate warning

An article predicts "untold human suffering" unless deep and lasting shifts are made.

UA researchers study effects of near-infrared light on aging brains

Researchers hope the treatment will boost energy metabolism in brain cells and tune up mitochondria.

UA researcher studying disease that could impact chocolate supply

The Swollen Shoot disease is affecting cacao trees in Ghana.

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