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As of 2005, scientists say there were 29 surviving populations of the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse in the Southwest, but biologists say they believe there may be fewer now.

Team 'Inks' Endangered Mouse in Arizona, New Mexico

NAU researchers confirm species' range in region using special inkpads.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

OSIRIS-REx Rocket Ready for Dress Rehearsal

With blastoff around the corner, UA-led mission's ride heading to launch pad for testing

UA Scientists to Make 3-D Map of Universe for Dark Energy Clues

Kitt Peak instrument will measure light of 35 million objects over 5 years.

Architect's rendering of the new Banner - University Medical Center tower.

UA's Hart Asks Regents for Health Sciences Investigation

Move comes following allegations of misuse of public funds and alteration of public documents.

Caris (second from left) at the dedication of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab.

Richard Caris, UA Mirror Lab Namesake, Dies at 81

Caris valued 'exciting projects and the people that were trying to do them.'

Botteri's sparrow is found mostly in Mexico but its habitat extends into small parts of southeast Arizona and Texas.

Hot and Humid for Humans, Bountiful for Nature

Plants and animals thrive with the summer monsoon rains.

NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter will examine the origin and evolution of the solar system's largest planet.

Tucson Planetary Researcher Awaits Far Out Photo Op

Camera aboard spacecraft Juno, now orbiting Jupiter, soon wll deliver images.

Perseids Meteor shower

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

Scarab or figeater beetles are common during the Sonoran desert's hot summer months when they come out to eat and breed.

Bright Green Beetle Makes a Sonoran Desert Appearance

Iridescent insect is active during summer months in Southern Arizona.

UA Cancer Center contributes to VP Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Effort seeks to complete a decade’s worth of research in 5 years, focusing on ovarian cancer.

UA Research Finds Trees May Absorb Less CO2

North American forest growth slowing because of climate change, tree ring study reveals.

An artist's concept of select planetary discoveries made by NASA's Kepler space telescope.

Astronomers, Led by UA, Confirm 100-Plus New Planets

Celestial bodies could contain clues about our solar system's formation.

Tucson Police, African American Communities Evaluate Relationship

Success working together creates a less-divided community, they say.

Sequent calculus

Study: College Calculus Deters Women from STEM Fields

Explanation for gender gap in science and technology jobs emerges in nationwide study.

Ectomycorrhizal fungi (the mushrooms connected to the roots of the tree) increase the uptake of nitrogen by the plant, even when that nutrient is scarce in soils. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (associated with the grass roots on the left) do not provide that advantage to their host.

Fungus Helps Plants Soak Up Carbon Dioxide

Flagstaff ecologist's work shows plants can thrive without nitrogen

Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD

UA Alzheimer's Research Looks at Aging Female Brain

Scientist considers reproductive milestones as triggers

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