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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.

Field Course Encourages Landscape Time

UANews | June 9, 2015
When most Americans spend the majority of their lives indoors, what does that mean for their relationship to the environment? UA instructor Eric Magrane is pushing for a different appreciation.

Tech Launch Arizona Scores a Big Win

UANews | June 8, 2015
Retail giant Walmart will use the software of UA startup SinfoníaRx to monitor prescription medications — a textbook example of how TLA and tech transfer work at the UA.

Construction to Begin on Largest Telescope

UANews | June 3, 2015
Collaborators have secured more than $500 million to build the Giant Magellan Telescope, whose UA-made mirrors will enable astronomers to look deeper into space than ever before.

Remembering Rafe: From Tide Pools to the Stars

UANews | June 3, 2015
With the tragic death of Raphael "Rafe" Sagarin, the UA community has lost a marine scientist whose boundless enthusiasm, sharp intellect and caring attitude inspired others.

Water Conference to Focus on Indigenous Perspectives

UANews | June 3, 2015
The UA Water Resources Research Center is hosting its "Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices," drawing representatives from Arizona tribes, the UA, Northern Arizona University, governmental agencies and the Arizona Legislature.

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