The University of Arizona

$20 Million Gift Pushes UA Closer to the Stars

UANews | December 17, 2014
A major donation by Richard F. Caris bolsters the UA's reputation in space science and supports its commitment to the Giant Magellan Telescope, scheduled for completion in 2021 in Chile.

Ancient Wisdom Boosts Sustainability of Biotech Cotton

UANews | December 16, 2014
Combining computer modeling and field research on cotton pests, a UA-led study suggests that biotechnology and traditional agriculture can be compatible.

New Genome Research Illuminates Bird, Crocodile Evolution

UANews | December 11, 2014
A massive project has opened doors to understanding the evolution of dinosaurs’ living descendants. The analysis was made possible by a platform powered by the UA's iPlant Collaborative.

Arts and Sciences Are Writing a New Love Story Together

UANews | December 9, 2014
Across the UA, abundant examples of a much more supportive relationship can be found through courses, workshops, programs and publications.

Yeast Are First Cells Known to Cure Themselves of Prions

UANews | December 9, 2014
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" proteins, in aggregate form, play a significant role in diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's.

The Lord of the Tree Rings

UANews | December 3, 2014
Thomas W. Swetnam, director of the UA's Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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