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Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue'

UA News Science & Technology - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:00
Arizona 4-H, a program of UA Cooperative Extension, won the project design competition for the 4-H National Youth Science Day with its aerospace engineering experiment "Rockets to the Rescue."
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Student Engineering Design Teams Give Glimpse of the Future

UA News Science & Technology - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:00
More than 350 undergraduate engineering students presented their innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day. The projects, which were sponsored by national and local industries and have the potential of becoming commercial products, provide the students with real-world experience and job opportunities.
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Eight From UA Contribute to National Climate Change Report

UA News Science & Technology - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:00
Eight UA researchers helped produce a comprehensive national assessment of climate change, released this week by the White House, which found that the Southwest is particularly vulnerable as more wildfires increase risks to local communities and water supply becomes less reliable in some areas.
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UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth

UA News Science & Technology - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:00
"Earthlight," a documentary produced by the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how UA technology that turns waste into resources to sustain astronauts could be the key to sustainable food production here on Earth.
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