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UA Aids Myanmar's Seafood Industry

With more than $1.7 million in grant funding, an international UA-led partnership is working to develop an aquaculture industry to push Myanmar back into the global economy.

Building Curiosity Into Technology

Endowing a machine with the ability to explore on its own instead of merely executing pre-programmed commands is the vision of UA engineering professor Wolfgang Fink.

Terraced Craters: Windows Into Mars' Icy Past

Researchers combined data from two powerful instruments aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to explain why a crater on Mars' face is terraced and not bowl shaped, like most craters its size.

UA to Partner With Uber on Research

Collaboration with the transportation company on mapping test vehicles "will have great benefit for this state," UA President Ann Weaver Hart says, citing the impressive track record of the College of Optical Sciences.

Plasma Research Could Make Flight Safer

Plasma has generated excitement among researchers for its effects on air flow and its potential for building more efficient flying machines, and now the UA's Jesse Little is putting it to the test.

UA iSchool Project to Test Artificial Intelligence

The MUSICA project will explore whether information systems, such as computers, are capable of collaboration with humans — and jazz music will be the vehicle for testing.

Printing the Future of Engineering

Thanks to 3-D printing, there's a revolution in the ways that engineers think about and make highly complicated devices, with applications ranging from wireless communication to air traffic control to earthquake-proof buildings.

EPVSensors Takes a Closer Look at Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of blindness, and EPVSensors is looking to use technology developed at the UA to generate better detection and treatment methods.

Astronomers Discover 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet

An international team of scientists, including the UA's Travis Barman and Katie Morzinski, has discovered a new exoplanet using the latest planet-hunting tool, the Gemini Planet Imager.

UA Experts Can Offer Expertise on Issues Related to Mining Spills

Numerous UA researchers have expertise related to the abandoned mine spill in Colorado.

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