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New Clues from the Dawn of the Solar System

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 12:00am
Sulfide chondrules, a new type of building blocks discovered in meteorites left over from the solar system's infancy, provide evidence for a previously unknown region in the protoplanetary disk that gave rise to the planets including Earth.

UA Scientists Fly Kites in Hawaii to Study Mars

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 12:00am
Clues to the mysteries of the red planet are revealed by an unconventional method of studying volcanic landscapes on the Big Island, using specially equipped kites.

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:00am
GlycoSurf, a startup company from the University of Arizona, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology for the synthesis of environmentally-friendly surfactants - also known as biosurfactants - which are non-toxic and biodegradeable and used as "green" replacements for petroleum-based surfactants.

UA Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 12:00am
A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

NSF Division Director Sizes Up UA's STEM Initiatives

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:00am
Susan Singer, who leads the agency's Division of Undergraduate Education, spoke about national STEM priorities and learned about the UA's aggressive approach.

UA Mars Scientists Capture Image of Sci-Fi Landing Site

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:00am
Images taken by the UA-led HiRISE mission reveal that the setting of the best-selling novel "The Martian" is far from being the featureless plain described in the book.