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Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue'

UANews | May 7, 2014
Arizona 4-H, a program of UA Cooperative Extension, won the project design competition for the 4-H National Youth Science Day with its aerospace engineering experiment "Rockets to the Rescue."

UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth

UANews | May 6, 2014
"Earthlight," a documentary produced by the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how UA technology that turns waste into resources to sustain astronauts could be the key to sustainable food production here on Earth.

Eight From UA Contribute to National Climate Change Report

UANews | May 6, 2014
Eight UA researchers helped produce a comprehensive national assessment of climate change, released this week by the White House, which found that the Southwest is particularly vulnerable as more wildfires increase risks to local communities and water supply becomes less reliable in some areas.

Robotic Lawn Mower, Drones to be Showcased During UA Engineering Design Day

UANews | April 30, 2014
In a dazzling display of talent and technology, more than 350 undergraduate engineering students will showcase innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day next week.

Playing Pool with Carbon Atoms

UANews | April 30, 2014
A discovery by UA researchers brings graphene – thin layers of pencil lead – one step closer to replacing silicon in future applications that would result in faster and smaller microprocessors.

Mystery of 1918 Pandemic Flu Virus Solved by UA Researchers

UANews | April 28, 2014
UA researchers have solved the mystery of the 1918 pandemic flu virus' origin and why it was so deadly. The discovery could influence future vaccine design and pandemic prevention.