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UA Engineers Aim to Secure Wi-Fi, Shut Out Snoops

UANews | November 6, 2014
Wireless transmissions are highly vulnerable to eavesdropping because they typically broadcast in all directions. But UA researchers are devising ingenious ways to create signature-free transmissions.

Glaciers' Retreat Documented in Book From UA-Led Project

UANews | November 6, 2014
Repeated satellite observations have firmly established that glaciers are shrinking globally, and the foremost cause is global warming.

UA Scientists to Feature Prominently at Gathering

UANews | November 6, 2014
UA astronomers will present their discoveries at the largest convention of planetary scientists in the world, held Nov. 9-14 in Tucson.

Safer Conditions for Mine Workers?

UANews | November 6, 2014
Safety, economy and sustainability all could result from a new use for mine tailings, the finely ground leftovers of ore extraction that are stored above ground at mine sites.

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.