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Antarctic Melting Slows Atmospheric Warming and Speeds Sea Level Rise

Observations show that the Antarctic ice sheet has been melting faster in recent years. New UA-led research shows how melting ice in Antarctica will have global effects on climate.

BENNUVAL! Celebrates the Spirit of Human Curiosity

To celebrate the science and stories of space, UA science and humanities professors will join local musicians, artists and guests to present BENNUVAL!, a family friendly variety show.

Internships Lead to Scientific Publication for High School Students

Summer internships in a UA bioinformatics laboratory led to the realization of a prestigious scientific goal for three local high school students.

UA Researchers Make Next Move in Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

With a grant from the U.S. Army, the UA's Jennifer Barton is continuing research into a disposable falloposcope to detect early-stage ovarian cancer.

Aging a Flock of Stars in the Wild Duck Cluster

Astronomers found that the way almost 3,000 stars in one of the richest star clusters move belies their true ages, which has helped solve a long-standing puzzle about how stars evolve.

Building Water-Efficient Cities Requires Collaboration

To create livable, aesthetically pleasing cities that are also water-efficient, UA experts say water managers and urban planners will need to increase their coordination efforts.

The Secret behind Coral Reef Diversity? Time. Lots of Time.

One of the world's premier diving destinations owes its reputation as a hotspot of marine biodiversity to being undisturbed over millions of years, according to a study led by UA ecologists.

Facebook Status: Sick. How People Use the Internet to Cope with Illness

In a new book, UA communication professor Stephen Rains explores how people diagnosed with serious illnesses turn to social media, online health forums and other digital resources for help coping.

UA Study: Imported Tomatoes from Mexico Worth $4.8B to US Economy

While the United States is one of the largest tomato producers in the world, imports play an important role in satisfying demand for fresh tomatoes since most U.S. production is destined for the processed market.

Genetic Search Reveals Key to Resistance in Cotton Pest

Researchers have pinpointed a dominant genetic mutation that makes cotton bollworms, one of the world’s most destructive crop pests, resistant to genetically engineered cotton.

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