The octopus makes the perfect prototype for a soft robot, capable of tasks ranging from ship inspections to manufacturing assembly. With a $2.1 million grant, researchers are aiming to put the animal’s secrets to work.
The BIO5 Institute is the University of Arizona’s home for cutting-edge research, often leading to innovative technology that is changing how science is done and ultimately impacting the way we live and work.
University of Arizona researchers have been awarded $7.5 million to create an artificial intelligence agent that can understand social cues and human interactions and use that information to help teams achieve their goals.
A new research project at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation in Brain Science will apply a big-data approach, using bioinformatics and computational modeling to better understand the systems biology of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
The University of Arizona is spearheading work that will begin efforts to construct a space-based infrared telescope that could provide the capabilities NASA needs to search for asteroids and comets that pose impact hazards to Earth, called near-Earth objects, or NEOs.
Early morning blue light exposure therapy can aid the healing process of people impacted by mild traumatic brain injury, according to new research from the University of Arizona.
In 1961, when President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would land a man on the moon by the end of the decade, lunar and planetary science was still in its infancy. Its birthplace? The University of Arizona.
University of Arizona senior Keara Burke spent her first summer as a college student studying abroad with the Honors College, visiting eight countries in two months.
It’s easy to see how Dante Lauretta’s 1993 University of Arizona bachelor’s degrees in physics and theoretical math are foundational in his career as a planetary scientist. Lauretta is principal investigator of the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission and a UA professor of planetary science and cosmochemistry.