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Heidi Hopkins, Ph.D., University of New Mexico Museum of Southwestern Biology, discusses her recent discovery of 39 new species of cockroach that live in the southwest U.S. and Mexico.

New Cockroach Species Found in SW

Several years ago Heidi Hopkins began studying taxonomy of roach family known as Corydiidae.

We talk to Dustin Huynh and Sabrina Ball, members of the UA American Society of Mechanical Engineers, to discuss human power vehicles.

UA Students Participating in Human Powered Vehicle Contest

Engineering students will compete against other universities at the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge.

Center Responds to Possible Worsening of Global Warming

A U.N. weather agency says there may be irreversible damage to the planet; a new Tucson center drafting plans for how people could survive.

Researcher Combines Art, Science in Cancer Spread Study

UA assistant professor of cellular & molecular medicine, Ghassan Mouneimne, uses microscopes and Photoshop to create startling images of cancer cells.

We learn about the health risks for children with IBD, we speak with Fayez Ghisham, M.D. Director of the Steele Children's Research Center.

Medical Findings Could Protect IBD Patients from Bone Loss

New discovery by research team led by UA doctor makes the link between inflammatory bowel disease and osteoporosis.

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

The C.S.I. Effect

Alexis Gray, one of the nation's top forensic anthropologists, discusses how popular TV shows have changed the public's expectations about forensic science.

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, Chair of the UA department of Immunobiology, discusses the importance of T-cells and the role they play in our bodies as we age.

UA Researchers Study Changes in Immune System with Age

As people grow older body produces less T-cells which are key to defending off viruses, bacteria; findings could lead to immune system rejuvenation methods, researcher suggests.

Pictured here, the Santa Cruz River flows from the highlands in Mexico down to the south eastern parts of Arizona.

AZ Water Experts Working with MX Counterparts on Preservation

Arizona and Sonora, Mexico share water from the San Pedro and Santa Cruz Rivers; collaborating to save resources.

Smartphone App Could Possibly Be Used to Vote

Research published in journal Human Factors; voting could be faster and more effective tech expert says.

Innovative Intervention Center Helps Youth with Psychosis

University of Arizona’s EPICENTER aims for early intervention and comprehensive treatment for young people with severe mental illness.

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Biosphere 2 Raising Money for Sea of Cortez Small Scale Replica

The researching facility has until April 22 to raise $100K to turn a 9,000-square-foot tank into living model of Gulf of California's oceanic environment.

We talk to Charles Wolgemuth, UA Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, and Dhruv Kumar Vig, UA Graduate Student, about how they came up with a mathematical model to better understand how the Lyme bacteria spreads.

UA Physicists Develop Math Model, Could Help Lyme Disease Treatment

Researchers say mathematical model describes bacteria's location in relationship to rash associated with illness.

We sit down with Marvin Slepian, UA Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, to discuss how a new pacemaker technology will eliminate the need for a battery.

New Tech Uses Patient's Body to Power Pacemakers

A major challenge for the device's manufactures is its battery, which must be safe, reliable and long lasting as it controls abnormal heartbeat.

Triceratops skeleton on display.

Dinosaur Bones for Sale

Visitors to the gem and mineral shows this year may have come across one treasure that loomed above the usual stones, beads and bling.

We talk to Michael Worobey, UA Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, about new research about the evolution of the flu.

UA Evolutionary Biologist Published for Flu Research

Mike Worobey's findings include looking into the 'family trees' of various gene segments of the virus.

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