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Laser Day Lights Up Young Crowd

The UA College of Optical Sciences' annual STEM outreach event showcased optics applications in communications, health, energy, agriculture and education.

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu

Pi is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and only on 3/14/15 (3.1415) could it get maximum attention. But that's just one of many reasons to attend the UA's Science City.

Hackers Gain Respect and Influence

The traditional image of hackers as threats to cybersecurity is changing, and increasingly they are being seen as innovators in technology. Hack Arizona, a three-day event organized by UA students, will reveal the difference.

'Slow Motion at the Speed of Light'

New technology, the result of a collaboration between the UA and UCLA, provides real-time monitoring of streaming video to optimize network traffic.

UA Appoints Director of New Defense and Security Institute

Austin Yamada will start on April 6 and bring more than 35 years of experience in national security in government, industry and academia.

Eggs With Attitude: The Behavior of Bluebirds

The UA's Renée Duckworth and her co-authors report how mother birds influence the behavior of their male chicks while they are still in the egg, shaping where they will live.

National Science Foundation Director Visits Campus

France Córdova, who stopped at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and other facilities, said she planned to take examples of the UA's cutting-edge work back to Washington.

Best View Yet of a Young Planet's Dusty Home

The new images show a complex structure in the inner disk, previously unexplored in visible light. These allow astronomers to study the structure of the dust disk closer to the star than before.

School of Anthropology Celebrates Centennial

With the renowned Arizona State Museum as its centerpiece, the UA program is consistently ranked in the nation's top five and includes four Regents' Professors.

Helping Computers See Like People

For years, scientists have been trying to give computers the ability to see just as well as humans. A UA cognitive scientist who studies human vision is working toward that goal as part of a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research team.

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