Inside Bacterial Cells, a War Against Copper

While antibiotic resistance is on the rise, pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics. UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says this trend is in urgent need of reversal and believes copper might just be the key.

April 1, 2019
Streptococcus pneumoniae cells under microscope

Q&A: Ayumi Pottenger's Got Research on the Brain

Ayumi Pottenger is an undergraduate student studying molecular and cellular biology in the hopes of developing treatments for those with Parkinson’s disease while elucidating some of the mysteries of the brain.

Jan. 16, 2019
University of Arizona molecular and cellular biology undergraduate student Ayumi Pottenger handling a sample in the laboratory

Q&A: Mastering the Nervous System with Briggs Carhart

Briggs Carhart is a Master of Public Health student who studies the nervous system and is particularly interested in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Nov. 13, 2018
Briggs Carhart examining a sample under a microscope.

What is a Comet?

April 25, 2018
Illustration of a comet traveling through space between the earth and sun