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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.

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.

High Life in the Andes, 12,000 Years Ago

UANews | November 4, 2014
With the help of UA researchers, archaeologists have discovered that the highest known human occupation sites are also the world's oldest.