Gardening in the desert can be tough, given high temperatures and dry conditions.
UA Cooperative Extension, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, helps gardeners navigate this challenging environment, offering a variety of classes, demonstrations and professional assistance to help people hone their gardening skills.
The saguaro, an iconic symbol of the Southwest, is receiving more attention than ever from UA researchers wanting to know about its evolution — and from admirers interested in preservation.
UA geneticist Taylor Edwards used CyVerse's data-sharing capabilities to coordinate with his research partners and decipher the data that led to the discovery of the new species.
The UA's 20th annual Global Retailing Conference will be held April 14 and 15 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.
The Zika virus is taking one country at a time, and although the mosquito that carries the virus is present in Arizona, the mosquitoes here do not carry the virus.
The University of Arizona has created a Web page to assist members of the media in their coverage of the Zika virus. Images, video and more can be found at: https://uanews.arizona.edu/zika.
An effort to teach potential farmers in Arizona how to sustain an easy-to-grow, nutritious and lucrative crop is mushrooming.
A new turfgrass is being tested that would retain its color longer — and potentially keep courses from having to perform costly overseeding procedures in the fall, enhancing their bottom line.
The National Science Foundation-funded project expands its data management capabilities across several scientific disciplines.
Kids love bugs. They're tiny, which makes them easy to interact with, and they behave so differently from bigger creatures in the world around them.
Observing insects is one of the ways many children begin to express their curiosity about the world at large.