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GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
By hosting a tour and networking event, the UA's Institute of Career Readiness and Engagement is giving students a chance to meet with elected officials and learn about internships.
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees and programs.
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.
A new National Science Foundation-funded project at the UA addresses two critical issues: the sleeping habits of students in elementary school and the need to drive greater interest in STEM subjects.
The traditional White Coat Ceremony, a way to welcome new medical students into the profession, was extended in 2014 to schools of nursing to welcome advanced-practice students.
Since late 2006, the country has experienced a 35 percent decrease in cocaine's purity, a 32 percent decrease in seizures and a 100 percent increase in price — indicators of a major downward shift in supply.
U.S. News & World Report gives high rankings to programs in management information systems, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation counseling, earth sciences and pharmacy.
Mary Robinson will discuss the importance of including the world's most vulnerable populations in solutions to climate change on Thursday, leading into the Festival of Books.
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.
UA President Ann Weaver Hart has released a statement on the new budget.
The park is one of the largest employment centers in the Tucson region, hosting 45 companies and organizations that employ nearly 6,500 skilled workers.
The annual Tucson Festival of Books, a celebration of literature that will take place on the UA campus this weekend, contributes to literacy efforts in the community.
The UA College of Optical Sciences' annual STEM outreach event showcased optics applications in communications, health, energy, agriculture and education.
Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and only on 3/14/15 (3.1415) could it get maximum attention. But that's just one of many reasons to attend the UA's Science City.
The UA's Robert Alvarez, a Peace Corps alumnus who is pursuing a career in foreign policy, will participate in an intensive program about international relations and global diversity.
A record nine students and three faculty members from the School of Theatre, Film & Television are part of the Arizona Theatre Company production.
A UA-led collaboration has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement.
New chapter in academic medicine represents a pivotal outcome of Never Settle, the UA's strategic plan, and continues a long-standing affiliation with Banner Health in Arizona. "This merger ... will benefit the entire state," said UA President Ann Weaver Hart.