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Safer Conditions for Mine Workers?

UANews | November 6, 2014
Safety, economy and sustainability all could result from a new use for mine tailings, the finely ground leftovers of ore extraction that are stored above ground at mine sites.

Astronomers Explore Nature of Cosmic Debris

UANews | November 6, 2014
Over the past few years, astronomers have found an amazing diversity in the architecture of exoplanetary systems, as well as the planets themselves.

UA Engineers Aim to Secure Wi-Fi, Shut Out Snoops

UANews | November 6, 2014
Wireless transmissions are highly vulnerable to eavesdropping because they typically broadcast in all directions. But UA researchers are devising ingenious ways to create signature-free transmissions.

Glaciers' Retreat Documented in Book From UA-Led Project

UANews | November 6, 2014
Repeated satellite observations have firmly established that glaciers are shrinking globally, and the foremost cause is global warming.

UA Scientists to Feature Prominently at Gathering

UANews | November 6, 2014
UA astronomers will present their discoveries at the largest convention of planetary scientists in the world, held Nov. 9-14 in Tucson.

Skin Disease Drug Finally Wins Approval

UANews | November 5, 2014
Relief appears to be on the way for those with fair skin who experience pain, swelling, burning and scarring of sun-exposed areas.