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Rising Seas Will Affect Major U.S. Coastal Cities by 2100

UANews | February 15, 2011
Rising sea levels could threaten an average of 9 percent of the land within 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100, according to new research led by UA scientists. The Gulf and southern Atlantic coasts will be particularly hard hit, findings indicate.

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.

Springtime Experiences Abound at Mount Lemmon SkyCenter

UANews | February 10, 2011
The UA's Mount Lemmon SkyCenter is offering a variety of public observing events, including companion experiences to the UA College of Science's public lecture series, "Cosmic Origins."

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?