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Undergraduate Researchers Are Off to the Czech Republic

UANews | June 24, 2015
Carol Bender, director of the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program, launched a 10-week program that sent 10 students to the Czech Academy of Sciences.

OSIRIS-REx Team Prepares for Next Step

UANews | June 22, 2015
The various instruments that will enable OSIRIS-REx to safely travel to the asteroid Bennu, take a sample and return it to Earth are being readied for shipment to the spacecraft's assembly facility.

UA Researcher in PBS Series on Early Humans

UANews | June 22, 2015
Michael Hammer appears as one of the experts in "First Peoples," a five-part series examining how Homo sapiens moved around the globe to become its dominant human species. The series premieres Wednesday night.

'Tough Phase' for Cotton Growers, UA Dean Says

UANews | June 12, 2015
Arizona’s water deliveries from the Colorado River may be cut as soon as next year, and that scenario doesn’t bode well for agriculture in the state.

Dusty Secrets Could Help Asthma Sufferers

UANews | June 11, 2015
Researchers in the UA's BIO5 Institute will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Biotech to identify compounds in dust samples from Amish farming communities that could promote respiratory health.

UA Center Studies the Link Between Climate and Civilization

UANews | June 11, 2015
The new, interdisciplinary Center for Mediterranean Archaeology and the Environment is tackling the mysteries of how the "cradle of civilization" dealt with deluges and droughts.