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Of Bugs and Brains

UANews | December 17, 2014
The fundamental structures underlying learning and memory in the brains of Invertebrates as different as a fruit fly and an earthworm are remarkably similar, according to UA neuroscientists.

TLA Commercialization Partners Take On UA Startups

UANews | December 17, 2014
From an original pool of 44 applicants, 12 individuals were selected to serve in one of three roles: entrepreneur-in-residence, executive-in-residence and investor-in-residence.

$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.

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.

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