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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.

Of Bugs and Brains

The fundamental structures underlying learning and memory in the brains of Invertebrates as different as a fruit fly and an earthworm are remarkably similar, according to UA neuroscientists.

TLA Commercialization Partners Take On UA Startups

From an original pool of 44 applicants, 12 individuals were selected to serve in one of three roles: entrepreneur-in-residence, executive-in-residence and investor-in-residence.

Website Shines Light on Renewable Energy Resources

A team from the UA and eight Southwestern electric utility companies has built a pioneering web portal that provides insight into renewable energy sources and how they contribute to the region’s electricity grid.

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