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UA Announces Partnership With Air Force Research Lab

Mon, 2015-08-03 00:00
A collaborative agreement with AFRL New Mexico in Albuquerque is expected to improve career opportunities for students and provide access to specialized test facilities.
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UA Professor Presents Developing Fraud Detection Technology to U.S. Congressional Committee

Wed, 2015-07-29 00:00
Joe Valacich, a UA Eller College of Management professor, presented his developing technology for identifying suspicious behaviors to a Congressional Committee on Homeland Security.
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UA Marks Record Second Year in Research Commercialization, Several Notable Startups

Wed, 2015-07-29 00:00
Tech Launch Arizona saw another record year with more than 200 invention disclosures, the formation of 12 startup licensee companies and more than $2.1 million in revenue from royalties and patent reimbursements for intellectual property at the UA.
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UA Part of National Team to Receive $110M to Launch Photonics Institute

Mon, 2015-07-27 00:00
The UA College of Optical Sciences is part of a national public-private partnership set to receive $110 million in federal funding to revolutionize Internet communication, with other benefits expected to impact multiple commercial technology sectors.
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iPlant Taming the 'Big Data Beast'

Thu, 2015-07-23 00:00
The UA-headquartered iPlant Collaborative is ready to handle the projected rise in genomic information, turning raw data into scientific breakthroughs.
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H.S. Students Get a Jump Start on Research

Wed, 2015-07-22 00:00
The UA's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides an opportunity for experiential learning, which is expected to become the norm in career preparation for young engineers.
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UA Surgeon Takes on 'Medjacking'

Fri, 2015-07-17 00:00
Dr. David G. Armstrong says it's only a matter of time before malicious medical-device hacking becomes a big issue, and he is working on strategies to keep patients and companies safe.
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Collaboration Deepens Between UA and Japan

Wed, 2015-07-15 00:00
This month's overseas trip by a University delegation, focused on parallel asteroid-sample missions and more, provides another example of how the UA has extended its international reach.
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Thinning Is In: UA Helps to Tame Wildfires

Mon, 2015-07-13 00:00
Carrying out its land-grant mission, Cooperative Extension teaches thinning practices to northern Arizona landowners in a strategy to grow healthier trees and prevent forest fires.
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UA Researchers Reveal Elusive Molecule

Mon, 2015-07-13 00:00
A long-standing chemistry puzzle is solved, with potential implications ranging from industrial processes to atmospheric chemistry.
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UA Offers Early Training in Cybersecurity

Fri, 2015-07-10 00:00
The Eller College of Management hosts the GenCyber camp, introducing students and teachers to the emerging field with support from two national agencies.
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Pluto: A Dream 3.7 Billion Miles in the Making

Fri, 2015-07-10 00:00
UA researcher Veronica Bray, whose little-girl aspirations became reality, will try to unravel the mysteries of the dwarf planet as part of NASA's New Horizons mission. Today's flyby will yield the first-ever close-up images.
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UA Startup to Develop Cancer Treatment

Wed, 2015-07-08 00:00
A drug by Synactix Pharmaceuticals starves and obstructs tumor growth, and represents another successful collaboration by the College of Pharmacy and Tech Launch Arizona.
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Doctors to Get Better Access to Digital Data

Wed, 2015-07-08 00:00
Software developed by UA researchers, as part of a $1.3 million NIH grant, will transmit review-ready data in minutes or seconds, helping patients receive quicker second opinions and diagnoses.
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Second Instrument Delivered for OSIRIS-REx Mission

Wed, 2015-07-08 00:00
A spectrometer that will help the OSIRIS-REx mission team select a suitable sampling site on the asteroid Bennu has arrived at Lockheed Martin's spacecraft assembly facility, ready to be integrated into the nascent spacecraft.
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Professor-Student Team Brings Awareness to Virus

Thu, 2015-07-02 00:00
An open house at the BIO5 Institute led to a student's internship with immunobiology professor Felicia Goodrum on the cytomegalovirus and its potentially devastating effects.
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2 From UA Solve Public Health Issue, Win Competition

Wed, 2015-07-01 00:00
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded first place and $150,000 to UA faculty for their method of predicting cases of the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus.
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Likelihood Low of Danger From Asteroid

Mon, 2015-06-29 00:00
Today is Asteroid Day and Eric Christensen, director of the UA's Catalina Sky Survey, discusses the chances of danger from a giant space rock slamming into our planet.
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OSIRIS-REx’s First Instrument Arrives for Integration Into Spacecraft

Fri, 2015-06-26 00:00
The first of five instruments that will map and analyze asteroid Bennu as part of the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission has arrived at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility and awaits integration into the spacecraft structure.
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Undergraduate Researchers Are Off to the Czech Republic

Wed, 2015-06-24 00:00
Carol Bender, director of the UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program, launched a 10-week program that sent 10 students to the Czech Academy of Sciences.
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