Wonder Makes Us Explore
Whenever Marcia Rieke points her telescope into her favorite part of the night sky, she looks toward the constellation Sagittarius. What she is looking for is, well, nothing. A void. In that absence of light is a supermassive black hole — our galactic center.
Jennifer Barton, director of the University of Arizona’s BIO5 Institute and the Thomas R. Brown Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Engineering, has spent years developing a device small enough to image the fallopian tubes — narrow ducts connecting the uterus to the ovaries — to search for signs of early-stage cancer.
Recovery Initiative: Researchers Study Long COVID-19
Just as the symptoms and severity of COVID-19 vary significantly from person to person, so too does recovery. Many people recover completely in a matter of weeks. Others experience symptoms that linger for months or return after improving — some even develop new symptoms.