The University of Arizona

Grant to Fund Development of New Imaging Equipment

UANews | December 1, 2011
Researchers in the UA College of Engineering have been awarded $530,000 to develop equipment designed to strengthen medical imaging of tumors and pathogens and the detection of specific chemicals such as explosives.

UA to Study Jaguar Presence in the Southwest

UANews | November 29, 2011
The UA Wild Cat Research and Conservation Center is initiating three years of monitoring jaguar occurrence and movement in the U.S. borderlands area using cameras and DNA analysis from scat collected in the field. Results will inform future management and conservation practices.

New Center to Advance Movement of Ideas to Market

UANews | November 28, 2011
UA President Eugene G. Sander charged administrators with creating TLA-Tech Launch Arizona, a new technology commercialization center designed to consolidate efforts around moving knowledge and inventions to market.

How the Brain Strings Words Into Sentences

UANews | November 23, 2011
Distinct neural pathways are important for different aspects of language processing, UA researchers have discovered, studying patients with language impairments caused by neurodegenerative diseases.

Give Back the Grease

UANews | November 22, 2011
Leftover cooking grease from Thanksgiving will be recycled into biodiesel through a partnership involving the UA's department of agricultural and biosystems engineering and a company run by UA graduates.

At a Loss for Words

UANews | November 18, 2011
The National Institutes of Health have awarded the UA's Aphasia Research Project in the department of speech, language and hearing sciences a $2 million grant to research communication impairments in adults who have suffered brain injury.