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OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes a Selfie in Space

The "proud parents" of the UA's mission team talk about their excitement after a flawless launch sequence, their jitters prior to powering up the spacecraft's instruments for the first time in space, and what it takes to talk to a robotic probe hurtling around the sun millions of miles away.

Grand Challenge: Mapping the Human Immune System

Using high-performance techniques, UA researcher Adam Buntzman has led an effort to harness supercomputers to create the first map of the human immune system.

Network Makes Environmental Change Tangible

With the UA at its core, Tucson represents a vibrant community for exploring interactions between the arts and the environment. In that context, the Environment and Humanities Network was established to build multidisciplinary initiatives that tackle environmental challenges.

UA Engineer Predicts Materials Failure From the Tiniest of Grains

Katerina Aifantis, who became the Netherlands' youngest-ever recipient of a doctorate in applied physics at age 21, is investigating how metallic solids break down at the atomic level.

RISE Symposium to Highlight Range Research

The Research Insights in Semiarid Ecosystems Symposium continues a legacy of student engagement and research collaborations based on 114 years of data from the Santa Rita Experimental Range, and 64 years of research on the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed.

32 Students + 15,000 Insects Equals One Biological Clue

How does natural selection result in evolutionary change? It's one of biology's vexing questions, and UA researchers have worked on how genetic information gets translated into traits.

UA Undergraduate Investigates How Gender Influences Stroke Response

Sergio Salguero writes about his work in Helena Morrison's lab, which is helping to improve our understanding of why women's risk for stroke increases after menopause.

UA Team Part of International Space Surveillance Conference

The conference is the largest international civil-military conference dedicated to space surveillance. The UA's prominence reinforces its lead in the emerging space surveillance industry.

Engineering Alumna Wins National Prize in Mexico

Tania Eulalia Martinez Cruz of Mexico's indigenous Mixe community is using her master's degree in agriculture and biosystems engineering to help indigenous farming communities become more self-sufficient.

'Locavores' Can Find Produce, Farmers' Markets More Easily

Local Fresh, an improved, mobile-friendly website, offers people a better way to find produce and farmers' markets in communities throughout the state.

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