The University of Arizona

UA Engineering Turns Smartphones Into Eye-Screening Tools

UANews | November 26, 2014
The devices and accompanying software will enable health care providers, particularly in remote areas, to quickly and easily determine if patients are at risk of losing their vision.

The problem with prostate screening

The New York Times | November 25, 2014
Richard J. Ablin, a professor of pathology at the UA College of Medicine, worries that the public trust regarding prostate cancer is now at risk.

'Dynamic Earth' Goes Inside the Weather Machine

UANews | November 25, 2014
The new Flandrau FullDome show takes viewers on a wild ride from Earth-orbiting satellites to submarines, revealing the hidden machinery that drives the Earth's climate.

Researchers connect insomnia, higher death risk

Medical Xpress | November 24, 2014
Data from a long-running UA respiratory study shows that chronic insomnia was associated with higher levels of inflammation in the blood and an increase in risk of death.

Researchers find ASU-UA most intense football rivalry

The Arizona Republic | November 24, 2014
Arizona and Arizona State fans have always claimed that the Territorial Cup is the most intense rivalry in major-college football, and now a study backs them up.

Delimitations: Rethinking the U.S.-Mexican border

Time | November 20, 2014
David Taylor, a multimedia artist and professor at the UA, and Mexican visual artist Marcos Ramirez set out to mark the U.S.-Mexico border in a multidisciplinary project.

Help Beat Alzheimer's With the Click of a Mouse

UANews | November 24, 2014
If you've got 10 minutes and an Internet connection, you may be able to assist these researchers, including two neuropsychologists from the UA.

Red, Blue and the Front Row Crew

UANews | November 24, 2014
Friday's big Territorial Cup game against Arizona State should be another epic event — and great memory — for a group of hardy student fans who stop at nothing in support of the Arizona Wildcats.

Encouraging the Practice of Being a Scientist

UANews | November 24, 2014
The UA is working to nurture a lifelong investment in discovery among students, encouraging them to enter fields that have promise for driving economic development.