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Asian Monsoon Much Older Than Previously Thought

UANews | September 15, 2014
Scientists originally thought the climate pattern, which brings torrential summer rains and dry winters, began 22-25 million years ago as a result of the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalaya Mountains. But UA researchers say that's not going back far enough.

Evolutionary Biology: It's Not Just for Textbooks Anymore

UANews | September 15, 2014
UA scientists, including entomology expert Bruce Tabashnik, are on the leading edge of an approach to tackle global challenges in food security, emerging diseases and biodiversity loss.

UA Geoscientist Has $2.36 Million Grant to Study Southern Ocean’s Role in Climate Regulation

UANews | September 12, 2014
The grant is part of a $21 million multi-institutional effort to expand knowledge of the Southern Ocean’s role in ocean health and the Earth’s climate.

UA Paves Way to Redefine STEM Education

UANews | September 9, 2014
The UA, one of only eight sites in the nation chosen to participate in a major STEM education initiative, is innovating with course redesigns and unique faculty programs.

Don’t Underestimate Your Mind’s Eye

UANews | September 8, 2014
A UA study finds that objects in our visual environment needn’t be seen in order to impact decision making. The research suggests that subconscious processing actually widens a person's field of vision.

Send Your Tweet – and Your Name – to an Asteroid

UANews | September 2, 2014
The team of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission invites members of the public to use social media to share their predictions about solar system exploration in the year 2023. Selected entries will travel through billions of miles of outer space, all the way to the asteroid Bennu and back.

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