Resembling a nightmarish beast rearing its head from a crimson sea, this monstrous object is actually an innocuous pillar of gas and dust. Called the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) -- so named because, in ground-based images, it has a conical shape -- this giant pillar resides in a turbulent star-fo…
This picture of the galaxy UGC 10214 was taken April 1 and 9, 2002, by the Advanced Camera for Surveys, which was installed aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope during Servicing Mission 3B. Dubbed the "Tadpole," this spiral galaxy is unlike the textbook images of stately galaxies. Its distor…
Four Palo Verde High seniors participated in the University of Arizona Showcase.
UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.
Nearby regions of the brain can take on reading, writing and speaking tasks lost to brain damage from stroke or trauma.
An Oro Valley company is working to move promising drug discoveries from the lab to the medical marketplace.
PHOENIX — Starting today, ferrets will be forbidden in restaurants as service animals.
The University of Arizona, however, may not allow researchers to crowd-source their research projects if the sites don't allow the university to recoup its costs of supporting research.
Vertebrates would have to evolve 10,000 times faster than they ever have to keep up with the pace of change predicted for their climatic niches in the next century, says a University of Arizona researcher.
The Granite Mountain Hotshots did structure protection during the Thompson Ridge Fire near Jemez, N.M.
Scientists Nate Abramson, left, and Mark Losleben repair devices for measuring snow depth distributions. UA researchers assessed damage and reinstalled sensors after the Thompson Ridge Fire, which burned through Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico.
Shortly after their funding was renewed for another five years in June, University of Arizona researchers lost one of their critical-zone research sites to the 24,000-acre Thompson Ridge Fire in the Valles Caldera National Preserve near Jemez Springs, N.M.
The fire that burned through the research site of the University of Arizona's Critical Zone Observatory in June nearly destroyed the headquarters and historical buildings of the Valles Caldera National Preserve.
Fatherhood has a higher profile at the University of Arizona these days, thanks to a pair of gorilla gurus.
Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics Inc. said it will raise $20 million by offering existing shareholders rights to buy new shares of its publicly traded stock.
Accelerate CEO Lawrence Mehren
For Sebastian Quinac the trial of Guatemala's former dictator accused of genocide will shed light on a very dark chapter in his country's past.
Dr. David G. Armstrong, a podiatric surgeon at the University of Arizona, fits patient Pearl Badman with SmartSox, which use fiber optics and sensors to detect foot-pressure and temperature anomalies that could lead to troublesome diabetic ulcers later on.