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UA Researchers Present New Sex Evolution Theory

UANews | July 7, 2010
The origin of the evolutionary game – the ability of animals (including humans) and plants to reproduce sexually, genetically  recombine to repair DNA, and produce eggs, sperm or pollen – is an unresolved mystery in biology. UA researchers have a new theory that provides insights into the early evolution of sexual organisms.

Rural Physicians Mentoring UA Medical Students

UANews | June 28, 2010

Physicians in Arizona's rural communities this summer are volunteering to mentor medical students from the UA College of Medicine. The program encourages graduates to practice medicine in rural communities.

UMC, UPH Boards Approve Integration of the Organizations

UANews | June 24, 2010
The integration creates a two-hospital system that will expand patient care, train new physicians and other healthcare professionals, and continue advancing clinical science to diagnose and treat human disease.

Reusable Grocery Bags Contaminated With E. Coli, Other Bacteria

UANews | June 24, 2010
Scientists at the UA and Loma Linda University found that reusable grocery bags carry more than just groceries. Samples taken from dozens of bags, which almost never get washed, showed half contained E. coli and other bacteria that could pose health risks.

UA Study, Training Keeps MRSA from Firefighting Communities

UANews | June 22, 2010
After finding MRSA bacteria on couches, class desks and commonly touched surfaces within Tucson firefighter offices, researchers developed a training program to help prevent contamination.