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UA Arthritis Center Receives $6.1M Grant

UANews | January 23, 2015
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.

Engineering Discovery Brings Invisibility Closer to Reality

UANews | January 23, 2015
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

UANews | January 22, 2015
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

UANews | January 22, 2015
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

UANews | January 22, 2015
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

UANews | January 22, 2015
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

UANews | January 20, 2015
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.

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.

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control

UANews | January 20, 2015
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

UANews | January 20, 2015
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.