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Nobel Recipients to Celebrate UA Brain Science

UANews | March 23, 2015
Pioneering scholars with long-standing ties to UA faculty members Lynn Nadel and Carol Barnes will visit campus this week to inaugurate the Center for Innovation in Brain Science.

UA-Born Traffic App Launches in Tucson

UANews | March 19, 2015
Professor's startup company is another example of innovation taken all the way to commercialization with the assistance of Tech Launch Arizona.

Why Pi? It's a History Lesson All Its Own

UANews | March 17, 2015
The irrational number, typically approximated as 3.14159, has proved itself as a captivator of the imagination and an irreplaceably practical part of everyday life.

New Clues from the Dawn of the Solar System

UANews | March 14, 2015
Sulfide chondrules, a new type of building blocks discovered in meteorites left over from the solar system's infancy, provide evidence for a previously unknown region in the protoplanetary disk that gave rise to the planets including Earth.

UA Scientists Fly Kites in Hawaii to Study Mars

UANews | March 14, 2015
Clues to the mysteries of the red planet are revealed by an unconventional method of studying volcanic landscapes on the Big Island, using specially equipped kites.

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

UANews | March 13, 2015
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.