Research

More than a status

Navigating notions of illegality as undocumented students.


Searching for life in the universe

They are developing a microchip for work in space that will be used to search for life on other planets as well as for monitoring the health of astronauts.


An empty road in the desert.

Post-Roe, millions will travel farther for abortion care

State-level legislation that restricts abortions would create “abortion care deserts” that primarily impact people of color and those in poverty.


Climate change increases risks of tree death

Threats from fire, drought and insects could reshape U.S. forests.


What we’re still learning about how trees grow

Fundamental questions remain about what factors limit tree growth. A new study may hold answers.


Age and high BMI associated with sperm cell irregularities

New research suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index.


Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.


A headshot of Marcel

Fractured militancy

A new book from sociology Marcel Paret explores social dynamics in post-apartheid South Africa.


Campaign reduces car idling at two elementary schools

Air monitoring also found variation in air pollution levels between the schools’ playgrounds and the pick-up/drop-off lines.


A close up of hands holding a syringe and vial of insulin.

Insulin access, social networks help people with diabetes

Michelle Litchman aims to make living with diabetes easier by driving health policy, researching black market insulin and developing and hosting one-day boot camps.