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UA College of Science Produces Mount Lemmon Audio Tour

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 3:50am
A new app narrates a trip that covers 6,000 vertical feet and is one of the country's most spectacular drives — in climate, like going from Mexico to Canada in an hour.

Spicy New Arthritis Treatment Moves to Clinical Trials

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:50am
Dr. Janet Funk, a UA associate professor of medicine and nutritional sciences in the College of Medicine, has been working to crack the code behind turmeric’s medicinal potential for years.

Virtual Class Driven by Data to Succeed

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:50am
With the help of the UA-based iPlant Collaborative, students in "Ecoinformatics" sift through big data to uncover new information on how soil composition affects microbial life.

Barton Named Interim Director of BIO5

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:50am
The biomedical engineer and former assistant director of the BIO5 Institute will lead the institute while a search is conducted for a permanent director.

Student Launches 'UA Craigslist'

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 3:50am
Computer science major Alec Kretch has rolled out Unilist, a hyperlocal app aimed at UA students who are looking to buy or sell things — or even find a tutor or a job.

App Teaches Teens Mindfulness Skills

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 3:50am
UA researcher Tami Turner has designed and is now testing a mobile app that trains teenagers on ways to adopt mindfulness techniques.

Ancient Brains Turn Paleontology on Its Head

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 3:50am
The UA's Nicholas Strausfeld, Regents' Professor of Neuroscience, has used ancient arthropod fossils to prove, once and for all, that brains do fossilize.

UA's STEM Retention to Reach Hundreds More

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 3:50am
A program that strives to retain underrepresented students in high-demand fields related to science, technology, engineering and math has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

UA Researchers Find New Cometary Compound

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:50am
The Arizona Radio Observatory 12-meter telescope located on Kitt Peak was used in looking for interstellar methyl isocyanate, or CH3NCO.

UA Students Bring Together Art, Science at Annual Exhibit

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:50am
Graduate student organizers from the Lunar and Planetary Lab invited undergraduates from an art class to add their own touch to the annual "Art of Planetary Science" exhibition.

Breast Cancer Research Has Latina, Rural Focus

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 3:50am
The newest grant received by UA researchers Chris Segrin and Terry Badger centers on women who often have limited access to health care services.

Parker Antin: Leading Life Science Initiatives

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:50am
As principal investigator of the UA-headquartered iPlant Collaborative, he is working to expand the capabilities and impact of the $100 million computational infrastructure platform.

Female Cadets Help UA's ROTC Win Regional

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 3:50am
With an unprecedented five female members, the ROTC Ranger Challenge team from the UA won its regional competition and will compete this weekend in the nationals at Camp Bullis near San Antonio.

Wildcat Welcome Extended in Person at 3 High Schools

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 3:50am
A team of UA students, employees and volunteers surprised about 270 southern Arizona high school seniors with their admissions packets for the 2016-2017 academic year.

UA Security Startup Sets Down Roots to Grow

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 3:50am
Neuro-ID is commercializing software that can identify suspicious behaviors based on a computer or smartphone user's typing, touch, scrolling or mouse movements.

UA Engineering Professor Wins Air Force Grant

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:50am
A team led by assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering Jesse Little of the UA’s College of Engineering has received a $900,000 research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to study how air behaves when traveling faster than the speed of sound.

UA Breaks Ground on Greek Heritage Park

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 3:50am
TV journalist Geraldo Rivera and his wife, Erica, donated $500,000 to construct a park in honor of UA Greek alumni, and to serve as a functional center in the heart of the Greek Village.

Form Follows Function in Plant Temperatures

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
While the popular understanding in biology is that plants accept the temperature of their environment, UA researcher Brian Enquist and his collaborators have found that some can adjust their internal temperatures as mammals do.

UA Alumna Makes Finals for NCAA Woman of Year

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
Swimmer Margo Geer is more than a world-class athlete. While at the UA, she was known just as well for her leadership and community-outreach efforts.

UA Gets $1.5M for Firefighter Safety Research

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:50am
Researchers at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and College of Engineering will lead a firefighter safety study in partnership with the Tucson Fire Department, intended to reduce cancer risks among first responders and investigators.