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Biology Department News
Research on spider glue resolves sticky problem
The way spider glues function in humid conditions provides clues for better commercial adhesives.
Mountains in the mind: Student reaches new heights in Haiti
Amanda Bauman found unconditional trust in a classroom thousands of miles from home during a service and teaching trip in Haiti with fellow UA students.
‘One Strange Rock’: UA biologist featured in National Geographic documentary
A segment with Dr. Hazel Barton exploring New Mexico’s Lechuguilla Cave debuts tonight, and will also be livestreamed.
Discovering a little-understood cell in mice that opens a world of color
UA's Dr. Jordan Renna is part of a team of scientists whose research findings could aid in developing treatments for human vision disorders and diseases.
Studying nature’s smallest rainbows may inspire new optical technologies
How does the male rainbow peacock spider make its intense rainbow iridescent signal to entice females? The answer has implications for a wide array of fields, including biotechnology.