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UA-Led Study Resolves Reptilian Family Tree

UANews | April 3, 2015
New research has helped settle the relationships among the major groups of lizards and snakes, and it has implications for future studies in ecology and evolutionary biology.

UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge

UANews | April 2, 2015
Through "Beyond the Mirage," Arizonans will create and share their own mini-documentaries on a website that is expected to launch in January.

EarthWeek 2015 to Showcase Student Research

UANews | April 2, 2015
The annual student-organized event, now in its sixth year, will include 110 poster presentations, 111 oral presentations and five keynote speakers.

OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Milestone

UANews | April 2, 2015
Assembly, launch and test operations have begun at Lockheed Martin in Denver, representing a critical stage of the program when the spacecraft begins to take form.

Galaxy Clusters Formed as 'Fireworks'

UANews | March 31, 2015
Observations with UA observatories in Arizona and space observatories reveal glimpses into how today’s galaxies came to be. Using one-of-a-kind instrumentation, astronomers were able to study large numbers of "mystery galaxies."

A Better Method for Forecasting Hurricane Season

UANews | March 31, 2015
Damages from U.S. hurricanes between 1970 and 2002 cost $57 billion. UA scientists say that better predictions can help with emergency preparedness, which could limit damages, cut costs and save lives.

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