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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.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

UANews | March 11, 2015
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.

NSF Division Director Sizes Up UA's STEM Initiatives

UANews | March 11, 2015
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.

Former President of Ireland to Speak at UA

UANews | March 9, 2015
Mary Robinson will discuss the importance of including the world's most vulnerable populations in solutions to climate change on Thursday, leading into the Festival of Books.

UA Tech Park Has Major Regional Impact

UANews | March 5, 2015
The park is one of the largest employment centers in the Tucson region, hosting 45 companies and organizations that employ nearly 6,500 skilled workers.

Hot Spots, Cold Spots: When Temperature Goes Quantum

UANews | March 5, 2015
A UA-led collaboration has discovered that temperature behaves in strange and unexpected ways in graphene, a material that has scientists sizzling with excitement.

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