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UA Scientists Fly Kites in Hawaii to Study Mars

UANews | March 14, 2015
Clues to the mysteries of the red planet are revealed by an unconventional method of studying volcanic landscapes on the Big Island, using specially equipped kites.

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

UANews | March 13, 2015
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

UANews | March 13, 2015
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

NSF Division Director Sizes Up UA's STEM Initiatives

UANews | March 11, 2015
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

UANews | March 11, 2015
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.

Former President of Ireland to Speak at UA

UANews | March 9, 2015
Mary Robinson will discuss the importance of including the world's most vulnerable populations in solutions to climate change on Thursday, leading into the Festival of Books.

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