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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.

Black Holes Come to the Big Screen

UANews | November 5, 2014
If you go see the movie "Interstellar," know this: UA astrophysicists are working on something much more impressive, the first pictures of an actual black hole lurking at the center of the Milky Way.

High Life in the Andes, 12,000 Years Ago

UANews | November 4, 2014
With the help of UA researchers, archaeologists have discovered that the highest known human occupation sites are also the world's oldest.

How Beetles Hack Into Ant Colonies

UANews | October 31, 2014
Paussus beetles use fake IDs to deceive their ant hosts — and then eat them. UA entomologists say the beetles evolve at a rate rarely found in the animal kingdom.

Hawaiian Eye to the Sky Now Under UA Directorship

UANews | October 31, 2014
The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope, considered one of the world’s leading astronomical observatories, is entering a new phase of operations under the UA and University of Hawaii.

A Little Halloween Love for Bats

UANews | October 29, 2014
Yes, they have an image problem, but give them credit for saving cotton farmers millions of dollars in crop damage and insecticide costs. However, their role in pest control is changing, a UA scientist says.