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A Wildcat Amid the Wild's Cats

UA grad student Thandiwe Mweetwa studies lions in her native Zambia, hoping to preserve their dwindling numbers.

UA Breaks Ground on Downtown Phoenix Project

New facility will follow the Health Sciences Education Building, which opened in 2012 and houses health education for both the UA and Northern Arizona University.

Comet's Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

UA scientists will be riveted by the comet Siding Spring when it passes Mars on Oct. 19. But capturing an image will be "like trying to photograph a speeding bullet while riding a roller coaster."

4-H Students Have a Blastoff With UA-Designed Experiment

"Rockets to the Rescue," a hands-on challenge for 4-H National Youth Science Day, brought out the budding scientists and engineers.

UA Tech Park Celebrates 20 Years, Looks to Future

What began with a regional economic development mission has since turned its attention to facilitating the testing, evaluation and demonstration of new technologies.

UA on Collaboration's Cutting Edge

University's strengths underscored by opening of Arizona trade office in Mexico City and conference of North American institutions in Tucson.

UA Planetary Scientists, Japanese to Trade Hard-Rock Stories

There's plenty of room in outer space for the OSIRIS-REx and Hayabusa2 asteroid missions, both sides say.

Biodiversity Is More Than Just a Numbers Game

Biodiversity is higher in the tropics compared with colder regions, but that's not the whole story. Functional biogeography, an emerging discipline, has brought unexpected revelations.

Ready for a Super-Fast Internet? UA Scientists Are Fast at Work on It

The College of Optical Sciences is leading an international effort to develop the technology of tomorrow.

Using the Force: UA Police Officer Completes NASA Project

Andrew Lincowski has designs on a career as a scientist, and his current and future colleagues say he has the right stuff.

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