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EPVSensors Takes a Closer Look at Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of blindness, and EPVSensors is looking to use technology developed at the UA to generate better detection and treatment methods.

Astronomers Discover 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet

An international team of scientists, including the UA's Travis Barman and Katie Morzinski, has discovered a new exoplanet using the latest planet-hunting tool, the Gemini Planet Imager.

UA Experts Can Offer Expertise on Issues Related to Mining Spills

Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.

Looking for the Missing Link in RNA Molecules

A UA-led research team was awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation's Plant Genome Research Program to use the iPlant Collaborative’s big data management tools to unravel the secrets of little-understood lncRNA molecules.

UA Part of NSF-Funded Urban Water Initiative

Urban planning professor Gary Pivo of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will serve as deputy director of the national Urban Water Innovation Network.

The All-Seeing Eyes of OSIRIS-REx

Building on the UA's heritage and expertise in spaceflight hardware, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has produced three cameras that are ready to install on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

Center for Innovation Launches 7 Startups

Two of the companies, Edible Optics and AgentSage, were begun by current or former UA students, and a third features technology invented by a UA professor. The Arizona Center for Innovation is at the UA Tech Park.

Brain Parasite Not Your Typical Invader

For most people, the idea that their brain may be infected with a microscopic parasite isn't cause for celebration. But UA researcher Anita Koshy suspects that the parasite Toxoplasma gondii may have neuroprotective effects.

Land Animals Proliferate Faster Than Aquatic Counterparts

New analyses of vertebrate groups performed by UA evolutionary biologist John Wiens may help explain biodiversity patterns throughout the animal kingdom.

Icy Secrets From the Dawn of Time

UA planetary scientist Shane Byrne was selected by NASA to study ice formation processes on the dwarf planet Ceres, a mysterious world believed to hold clues about how the planets formed.

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