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UA Employees Honored for Their Work

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 3:50am
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees.

A New Way to Visualize the UA's Statewide Impact

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:50am
Check it out: Our Impact Map is a treasure trove of data, providing a uniquely comprehensive illustration of the University's presence in Arizona.

UA Hosts Mexican Science Delegation

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:50am
The University's expertise in mining, engineering and technology attracts the interest of a Mexican senator who heads his country's Commission on Science and Technology, prompting a three-day visit.

Professor Supports Parkinson's Research Through Song

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:50am
Since being diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease, the UA's Melissa Tatum has used songwriting as a creative outlet and is raising funds for medical research.

Picking Up on the Smell of Evolution

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers have discovered some of the changes in genes, physiology and behavior that enable a species to drastically change its lifestyle in the course of evolution.

UA Branding Expert Says NFL's Image Will Recover

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:50am
With the Super Bowl to be played in Arizona on Sunday, Hope Schau of the Eller College of Management says the league still "hasn't lost the essence of what it is."

UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1M Grant

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:50am
Researchers at the UA Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson are working to identify treatments to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, supported by a five-year grant.

Providing Tomorrow's Medicine Today

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:50am
The mission of the new Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation: Transform UA research into practical health care solutions, through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.

Engineering Discovery Brings Invisibility Closer to Reality

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:50am
Someone looking at a person wearing a cloak with artificially designed refraction properties would see part or none of the person.

Department of Philosophy Retains Top Ranking

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:50am
University tied with MIT and UNC Chapel Hill and ranked ahead of Cornell, Brown, Chicago, Duke and other prestigious institutions.

UA Invention Slows Water Evaporation, Generates Energy

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:50am
Co-developed by the UA's Moe Momayez, product is the result of an effort to find ways to conserve water in mining tailings (remediation) ponds.

The Molecular Biology Behind ALS

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers have uncovered a novel molecular defect in a fruit fly model of ALS bearing a strong similarity to defects found in humans. The discovery may help explain the mechanisms underlying the devastating disease.

US Appeals Court to Hear Arguments at UA Law School

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
Students and members of the public are invited to get a glimpse inside the appellate court system when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit hears arguments on the UA campus next week.

From New York to Tucson With Love

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
Some would say no one cherished being a Wildcat more than the late Jeffrey Plevan did, and his parents have honored his memory by funding a lecture series and professorship at the UA.

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
Overly optimistic assumptions about transgenic crops that produce two or more Bt toxins active against the same pest can lead to inadequate strategies for delaying evolution of pest resistance, UA researchers caution in Nature Biotechnology.

Science Lecture Series to Explore Life in the Universe

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:50am
What is life? How do we recognize it? Seven upcoming talks are free and will be held at Centennial Hall on the UA campus from Jan. 26 through March 9.

Three Nearly Earth-Size Planets Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
Star’s proximity means it is bright enough for astronomers to study the planets’ atmospheres, to determine whether they are like Earth’s atmosphere and conducive to life.

Years Later, HiRISE Camera Confirms the Beagle Has Landed

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
The long-lost Mars lander Beagle 2 has been discovered in images taken with the UA-led High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

UA Receives $2 Million for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
The UA Steele Children’s Research Center has received $2 million from the Centers for Disease Control to continue identifying children who have autism spectrum disorders, becoming one of 10 sites in the U.S. supported during the current grant cycle.

'Molecular Truck' Could Deliver New Treatment

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:50am
Child sufferers of ulcerative colitis stand to benefit from the work of an interdisciplinary UA team assisted by Tech Launch Arizona.