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UA Ranked in Top 25 for Research Funding

The University ranks No. 21 overall — and first in the state — among public institutions in the National Science Foundation's annual quantification of research activity at colleges and universities throughout the nation.

UA Researchers Go the Distance for Fluid Analysis Via Sweat

At the 2015 El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event, faculty and students from the UA helped develop a first-of-its-kind wearable sweat sensor. With UANews video.

UA to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Online Science Academy

Starting in the spring, the University will bring science courses to UA Online, kick-starting a new era of greater accessibility to high-demand STEM and lab sciences.

UA Part of $15M Federal Grant, National Center Designation

UA planners and engineers are part of a multicampus program awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Transportation grant, intended to improve pressing transportation issues.

UA Physicist Earns Air Force Grant to Study Plasmonic Amplifiers

Assistant professor John Schaibley has been awarded three years of funding to study a technology that could improve transistors, the building blocks of electronics.

Arizona Universities Team Up to Improve I-10 Stretch

Traffic congestion and accidents are routine on the southernmost section of Interstate 10 in Arizona. Researchers from the state's public universities are looking at how to fix it.

Tech Launch Arizona Coaches a Pair of Business Teams to Success

In the Get Started Tucson competition, judges selected two UA-affiliated teams — Avery Therapeutics and Sharing Tribes — to pitch to the local version of "Shark Tank."

It's a Bird … It's a Plane … It's the Tiniest Asteroid!

A team led by UA astronomer Vishnu Reddy has characterized the smallest known asteroid using Earth-based telescopes. Asteroid 2015 TC25 measures just 6 feet across.

UA-Led Camera Photographs Ill-Fated Mars Lander

The HiRISE camera shows three locations where hardware from the European Space Agency's Schiaparelli test lander hit the surface of the Red Planet.

UA Drug Licensed to Firm to Treat Canine Cancer

The UA has exclusively licensed the rights to a novel kinase inhibitor developed at the UA College of Medicine to Anivive Lifesciences. The drug, PX-886, has shown to be efficacious for the treatment of solid tumors in dogs.

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