Tarantulas inspire new structural color with the greatest viewing angle
This finding opens new potential to mass produce structural colors because highly ordered designs are easy to scale-up and manufacture.
Microorganisms isolated in cave help researchers understand antibiotic resistance
UA biologist Dr. Hazel Barton is part of the team doing pioneering work in a cave in New Mexico.
Even tarantulas get the blues
UA researchers helped discover tarantulas evolve the same color blue using different mechanisms. They are now working to reproduce it for potential use in such applications as wide-angle viewing systems and other optical devices.
Scientists unearth ecosystem puzzle piece
In northeast Ohio's "backyard," UA biologists discover plant varieties sprout in moderation as part of worldwide study.
UA partners with land conservancy for Haley’s Run Trail restoration assessment
The University of Akron is partnering with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy to offer hands-on activities to community members at the Haley’s Run Trail BioBlitz and Birthday Bash July 11.