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UA Engineering Turns Smartphones Into Eye-Screening Tools

The devices and accompanying software will enable health care providers, particularly in remote areas, to quickly and easily determine if patients are at risk of losing their vision.

New Platform Takes Science to the Clouds

The UA-based iPlant Collaborative will play a key role as researchers store, manage, share and analyze data on virtual computing machines hosted in a cloud-based environment.

2 Couples Make Major Donations to Precision Health

"Medicine of the future" receives the financial support of longtime donors Bruce and Patricia Bartlett and young philanthropists Grant and Michelle Senner.

UA's Rice Symposium Tackles 'People Question'

Event marks the anniversary of completion of the rice genome. the first genome completed for any crop plant, impacting the fields of plant biology and agriculture.

App Could Be Your Map for Solving Traffic

With Metropia’s mobile app, guided to a patent by the UA's Tech Launch Arizona, commuters can adjust their travel times and plans based on traffic-prediction and vehicle-routing technology.

Viruses: Tiny Teachers of Biology

UA researchers are investigating two common but devastating viruses, CMV and HPV, and their work could lead to future therapies.

Computer Training as a Family Affair

The award-winning UA student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers teaches and reaches across generations.

Do You Need a Junk-Food Intervention?

The UA researchers who linked Twitter activity to regionally popular foods are back for another social media study, this one about diabetes. Their goal is to open new avenues for preventative medicine.

The Answer Is Blowing in the Intergalactic Wind

Using observation data from the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, UA astronomers help solve the longstanding mystery of why galaxies produce fewer stars when they occur in clusters.

Clues Revealed About Hidden Interior of Uranus

The southern hemisphere of Uranus has indicated a flurry of previously unknown atmospheric phenomena, hinting at an unusual feature in the interior of the pale blue planet.

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