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New Insights Into Drivers of Earth's Ecosystems

Sampling the world's oceans aboard the Tara Oceans research vessel, a UA-led international team uncovered new information about the ways marine viruses and microbes interact.

Three UA Students Among Goldwater Scholars

Undergraduate researchers Alison Comrie, Travis Sawyer and Jeannie Wilkening have been selected as national Goldwater Scholars for their study in STEM-related fields.

Giant Mirror Presents a Unique, Oversize Load

After years of polishing to perfection, the telescope mirror that is expected to revolutionize our view of the cosmos has left the UA's Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab. Its destination: Chile.

UA Poll: Arizonans Concerned About Global Warming

More than 70 percent support government action to reduce global warming, and a majority of state residents believe people are at least partly to blame for warmer temperatures.

Video Highlights UA-Led Research on Human Evolution, Climate

The 14-minute "A Human Climate" tracks scientists as they investigate the climate that prevailed when key hominin fossils such as Lucy and Turkana Boy were alive.

Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant

The goal of Grafted Growers is to create a sustainable indoor growing system that will produce affordable, higher-quality grafted vegetable transplants with fewer resources.

Creating New Ambassadors for Science

Ed Prather, a UA associate professor, has developed a unique approach to elevate interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among non-STEM majors.

The Future Is Now at Engineering Design Day

An engineer with Tucson Electric Power calls it "the most exciting event I attend all year." Interdisciplinary collaboration and enthusiastic corporate support are hallmarks of the UA's annual competition.

UA Student to Help Rebuild in Nepal

Doctoral student Uline Shakya has gone home to put her engineering skills to use via an internship with BuildChange, a nonprofit organization that has built and retrofitted structures in Haiti and other seismic hotspots.

UA Helps Bring Seed Library Forum to Tucson

Ensuring community access to seeds remains a vital issue, and Gary Nabhan of the UA's Southwest Center is one of the organizers of the event.

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