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Oil Spill Increases Threat to Range of Gulf Coast Food Stocks

UANews | June 14, 2010
A new report led by UA researcher Gary Nabhan details the threat of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the unique agriculture of the Gulf Coast and the communities that depend on them.

UA Acquires New Research Facility in Oro Valley

UANews | June 10, 2010
The facility will contribute toward expanding the UA's efforts to get new therapies and drug discoveries out to the market and patients more quickly.

Quit-Tobacco Programs Effective in Dental Clinics, Study Finds

UANews | June 7, 2010
People who received an intervention – advice and assistance including nicotine patches or lozenges – were two to three times more likely to have quit smoking 7.5 months afterward than participants who received the usual care.

UA Professor Assists with First Total Artificial Heart Implantation in Russia

UANews | June 1, 2010
Pharmacist Paul Nolan had several roles in the surgery, including using medications to prevent blood clots from forming within the patient and the device.

Friends Mourn Pioneer of UA Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies

UANews | May 28, 2010
Dean E. Carter established a metals toxicology research program and a unique outreach effort to Mexico.

New Anti-Cancer Compound Derived from Ancient Plant

UANews | May 27, 2010
UA scientists have used a new quick-growing technique to produce a water-soluble form of a plant compound that combats cancer and encourages the survival of healthy cells.