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A photo of the desert garden on the University of Arizona Mall in the foreground, and UA's Old Main in the distance

The art of scientific illustrations - A hidden desert gem within the city

Thursday, September 29, 2022

As the part of the Campus Arboretum’s 20th Anniversary celebrations, a florilegium exhibit aims to inspire visitors to pause, observe, and reflect on the plant kingdom they inhabit.

UArizona student cooks with a nutritionist looking on

New UArizona initiative to help communities harness the power of food as medicine

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The University of Arizona is working to empower Arizona communities through culinary medicine.

An unparalleled experiment underway at Biosphere 2 forced the “hottest tropical rainforest in the world” through a controlled drought and recovery experiment to paint a clearer picture of how global climate change will affect Earth’s ecosystems.

How a forest's smell could help scientists sniff out drought stress

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

A new paper from researchers behind an unprecedented drought experiment at the University of Arizona's Biosphere 2 underscores the importance of molecular compounds often associated with fragrance in identifying when an ecosystem is in distress.