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UA Pharmaceutical Startup Awarded Grant

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:50am
The turmeric-based anti-inflammatory TAI-LCx, seen as a possible replacement for NSAIDs, takes another step toward the marketplace.

The Life of the 'Moon Tree' on Campus

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
The moon-orbiting seed of a tree nestled between the Kuiper Space Sciences Building and the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium will be celebrated on Friday.

Homecoming Underscores the Value of Rituals

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
With the University's 101st edition of Homecoming taking place this weekend, UA sociologist Albert J. Bergesen reflects on the human need to "manufacture sacredness" and engage in long-standing traditions.

The UA's Biggest Party of the Year

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
A pep rally, tailgating, a parade, a football game, a salute to 100 years of Greek Life: The University's 101st Homecoming this week has something for virtually everyone — and even a virtual version of itself.

UA Boosts Awareness of Valley Fever

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 3:50am
With federal agencies supporting efforts to develop better diagnostic tools and vaccines against the respiratory disease, a public education campaign by the UA's Valley Fever Center for Excellence gains momentum.

Digging Up the Celluloid Pueblo and Finding Treasures

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
Tucson's past lives have been uncovered by UA media archaeologist Jennifer Jenkins, who is on a personal mission to restore her "retro curiosities" back to collective memory.

UA, UNAM Discuss Mining Collaboration

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
The U.S. and Mexico are "getting a lot more serious" about mining in environmentally sustainable and socially responsible ways, according to UA experts at the launch of the Center for Mexican Studies.

Researchers to Examine Soy Intake, Breast Cancer Risk

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 3:50am
Donato Romagnolo and Ornella Selmin of the UA Cancer Center have been awarded a $1 million grant to study the impact of soy isoflavones intake and risk of breast cancer.

Horn of Africa Drying Ever Faster as Climate Warms

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 3:50am
UA-led research suggests that the conflict-troubled region, which includes Somalia, Djibouti and Ethiopia, will receive progressively less rain, possibly exacerbating tensions.

2 UA Units Partner on Breast Cancer Research

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 3:50am
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Honors College has partnered with the Cancer Center to raise funds in support of a faculty and student researchers working on a collaborative project.

How Happiness Came Into Beings

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 3:50am
Asher Baltzell and a team of UA scientists published a paper that illuminates the evolutionary origins of vertebrate dopamine receptors, the gateways to happiness.

Microscopic Findings, Astronomic Implications

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
By sifting through chunks of meteorite, scientists uncover microscopic pieces of ancient stars still in their original form. From these microscopic relics, scientists can determine the mass and chemical composition of these stars — and even paint a picture of the local galaxy before the birth of the solar system.

UA Offers CPR Training for EMS Professionals

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
The University recently held its first training session in a collaborative project called "High Performance CPR University."

Racial Bias in Crosswalks? Study Says Yes

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 3:50am
UA researcher Arlie Adkins, a transportation planning expert, and his collaborators found that African-American pedestrians waited longer than whites before drivers yielded. Now they will turn their attention to gender.

Spiral Arms Discovered in Planet-Forming Disk

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 3:50am
While hunting for exoplanets, a first-year UA graduate student and his adviser observed a curious structure that could answer some big questions about outer space.

2 UA Student Veterans Serve on Honor Flight

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 3:50am
Sean Rambaran and Tim Ashcraft were chosen as guardians for a group of World War II and Korean War veterans who flew to Washington, D.C., this month to visit military memorials.

UA Study: More Power Means Less Trust

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 3:50am
UA researchers in the Eller College of Management have found that people with less power place significantly more trust in those with more power than the reverse. Their findings will be published in a forthcoming issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UA Ranks 67th Among Best Global Universities

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
U.S. News & World Report ranked 750 research-intensive institutions of higher education, and the UA's highest ranking came from its space science program at No. 6.

Leslie Boyer: The UA's Antivenom Advocate

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
The founding director of the VIPER Institute, a physician regarded as a pioneer in the treatment of snakebites, has attracted media attention to the high price of antivenom with her research.

'The Martian' Food-Growing System: It's Here

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:50am
Memo to moviegoers: Researchers at the UA's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, three miles from campus, have a lunar and Martian greenhouse prototype that produces sweet potatoes and strawberries. And it was launched 7 years ago.