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2 From UA Solve Public Health Issue, Win Competition

UANews | July 1, 2015
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded first place and $150,000 to UA faculty for their method of predicting cases of the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus.

Likelihood Low of Danger From Asteroid

UANews | June 29, 2015
Today is Asteroid Day and Eric Christensen, director of the UA's Catalina Sky Survey, discusses the chances of danger from a giant space rock slamming into our planet.

OSIRIS-REx’s First Instrument Arrives for Integration Into Spacecraft

UANews | June 26, 2015
The first of five instruments that will map and analyze asteroid Bennu as part of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission has arrived at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility and awaits integration into the spacecraft structure.

Undergraduate Researchers Are Off to the Czech Republic

UANews | June 24, 2015
Carol Bender, director of the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program, launched a 10-week program that sent 10 students to the Czech Academy of Sciences.

OSIRIS-REx Team Prepares for Next Step

UANews | June 22, 2015
The various instruments that will enable OSIRIS-REx to safely travel to the asteroid Bennu, take a sample and return it to Earth are being readied for shipment to the spacecraft's assembly facility.

UA Researcher in PBS Series on Early Humans

UANews | June 22, 2015
Michael Hammer appears as one of the experts in "First Peoples," a five-part series examining how Homo sapiens moved around the globe to become its dominant human species. The series premieres Wednesday night.