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Iceland Rises as Its Glaciers Melt From Climate Change

A UA-led research team says the fast uplift of the Icelandic crust coincides with the onset of warming that began about 30 years ago.

UA Hosts Mexican Science Delegation

The University's expertise in mining, engineering and technology attracts the interest of a Mexican senator who heads his country's Commission on Science and Technology, prompting a three-day visit.

Picking Up on the Smell of Evolution

UA researchers have discovered some of the changes in genes, physiology and behavior that enable a species to drastically change its lifestyle in the course of evolution.

Providing Tomorrow's Medicine Today

The mission of the new Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation: Transform UA research into practical health care solutions, through the commercialization of biomedical technologies.

Engineering Discovery Brings Invisibility Closer to Reality

Someone looking at a person wearing a cloak with artificially designed refraction properties would see part or none of the person.

UA Invention Slows Water Evaporation, Generates Energy

Co-developed by the UA's Moe Momayez, product is the result of an effort to find ways to conserve water in mining tailings (remediation) ponds.

The Molecular Biology Behind ALS

UA researchers have uncovered a novel molecular defect in a fruit fly model of ALS bearing a strong similarity to defects found in humans. The discovery may help explain the mechanisms underlying the devastating disease.

Transgenic Crops: Multiple Toxins No Panacea for Pest Control

Overly optimistic assumptions about transgenic crops that produce two or more Bt toxins active against the same pest can lead to inadequate strategies for delaying evolution of pest resistance, UA researchers caution in Nature Biotechnology.

Science Lecture Series to Explore Life in the Universe

What is life? How do we recognize it? Seven upcoming talks are free and will be held at Centennial Hall on the UA campus from Jan. 26 through March 9.

Colorado River Delta Greener After Engineered Pulse of Water

Over a period of nearly two months, water was released into the dry river bed below Morelos Dam, which straddles the U.S.-Mexico border just west of Yuma.

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