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Technology Changes Everything and Nothing

In less than two decades, the Internet and digital content have transformed our lives and how we access information. We crave bandwidth and computer speed and even exponential progress is insufficient to keep up with demand.

Why Black Life Matters: A Reflection

February offers an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of members of black communities worldwide.

Nobel Lesson: Investment Fosters Global Achievement

I learned how to be a neuroscientist from many people, including my post-doctorate mentor John O'Keefe, a professor at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Department of Anatomy at University College London.

Curious About the Mediterranean Diet? Here's the Lowdown

The Mediterranean diet is not merely about eating well, but about healthy living.

Want Results? Make Compassion Your New Year's Resolution

It's the season for the sometimes-dreaded conversation starter we hear every year: What's your new year's resolution?

Even if you've rolled your eyes already, read along.

Seeing more of the world tends to be a popular resolution for the new year. (Cinemagraph coutesy of Giphy.com)

All the Way to Africa

A distant capital may host the world's next think tank. It's kind of a surprise because it's in Ethiopia.

Europe's Comet Chaser Provides Test Data for UA's OSIRIS-REx Mission

In a guest column, Dante Lauretta, who is leading the UA's OSIRIS-REx NASA mission, writes about the achievement of the European Space Agency's Rosetta, which became the first mission to successfully land a spacecraft on the surface of a comet. The Philae lander detached from Rosetta on Nov. 12, landing on the comet seven hours later. The landing has made planetary exploration history, Lauretta says.

New UA Resources Examine Youth Sexual Health

Since 2010, the Crossroads Collaborative has brought together researchers from across disciplines at the UA and within in the community to generate research and writing on youth, sexuality, health and rights, commonly known as YSHR.

The Confluencenter and Being 'Confluential'

Since arriving as visiting scholar at the Confluencenter, casual conversations have more than once raised the idea of a yet-undeveloped concept: confluential.

'What I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman'

Reflecting on their time as undergraduate students, three University of Arizona Regents' Professors say that collaborative work is underrated, humanities and history courses are indeed valuable, and mistakes can be a great teacher.

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