The University of Arizona

New UBRP Grant Marks 20 Years of Continuous Funding

UANews | February 10, 2011
The UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program has received a grant from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in the program's continued effort to train and improve the education of undergraduate researchers in biology-based disciplines.

Bile Acids Link High-Fat Diet to Colon Cancer

UANews | February 9, 2011
Bile acids could be the missing link between a high-fat, Western-style diet and colon cancer, UA researchers Carol and Harris Bernstein and their collaborators have discovered.

Soap Bubbles Offer Key to Maximizing Efficiency

UANews | February 9, 2011
People seek out shortcuts just about everywhere – in traffic, at grocery stores, in weight loss regimens and on keyboards. But Frank Morgan, an upcoming UA guest speaker, said soap bubbles present the most simple example of heightened efficiency.

UA Experts Determine Age of Book 'Nobody Can Read'

UANews | February 9, 2011
While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, one of the most mysterious writings ever found – penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands – a research team at the UA solved one of its biggest mysteries: When was the book made?

UA Engineers Study Birds, Bees to Design Unmanned Vehicles

UANews | February 8, 2011
UA aerospace and mechanical engineers are studying bird and bee flight to develop unmanned vehicles that stay aloft longer and cope with sudden and severe changes in airflow.

Undergraduate Researchers to Present Original Work

UANews | February 7, 2011
UA students will present their research during the UA Honors Research Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 9. Topics will include issues related to human rights, immigration and ways to increase happiness.