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UA Science Café Series Kicks Off New Season

The fall series, conducted across four Tucson-area locations, brings the community together with UA faculty and graduate students.

Two Things to Know About the Hurricane Season of 2017

UA scientists Thomas Galarneau and Xubin Zeng say this year's hurricane activity isn't too unusual. However, two Category 4 storms hitting the U.S. does qualify as exceptional.

Global Shrimp Industry Depends on UA

The Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory tests shrimp samples, identifies diseases and certifies disease-free stock to help the nearly $40 billion farmed shrimp industry provide a safe food supply. And, yes, there's a reason for the lab's desert location. With UANews video.

Exploring Tumamoc Hill: There's an App for That

Many Tumamoc Hill visitors are unaware of the Tucson site's ecological and archaeological value. The UA College of Science hopes to change that with a new mobile app.

Lazy Ants Make Themselves Useful in Unexpected Ways

Sizable populations of inactive workers in ant colonies have puzzled scientists for a long time. However, new research by UA biologists shows that these ants are far from useless.

UA Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

Spun out of the College of Pharmacy as a startup company in 2013 with help from Tech Launch Arizona, SinfoníaRx pioneered modern medication therapy management services.

UA Design Projects: Prototypes for Success

College of Engineering graduates often go from projects to paychecks, landing jobs as a result of the experience and skills gained while tackling their senior design assignments. Recent employment opportunities have been with Shamrock Farms, Caterpillar, Xeridiem Medical Devices and others.

UA to Take Home Sizable Share of 2017 AZBio Awards

Many of the honorees at the upcoming AZBio Awards have deep connections to the University and have brought UA ideas and inventions from the laboratory to the marketplace.

'Black Holes' Show to Debut at Flandrau This Weekend

Produced in collaboration with NASA and NOVA, the show will take audiences on a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole that lurks at the center of the Milky Way.

Stellar Corpse Sheds Light on Cosmic Rays

Electromagnetic radiation streaming from the Crab Nebula has its origin in one population of electrons and must be produced differently than scientists have thought. UA scientist Federico Fraschetti calls it "a significant advance in our understanding of particle acceleration at shock waves."

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