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Looking for the Missing Link in RNA Molecules

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:00am
A UA-led research team was awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation's Plant Genome Research Program to use the iPlant Collaborative’s big data management tools to unravel the secrets of little-understood lncRNA molecules.

Astronomers Discover 'Young Jupiter' Exoplanet

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:00am
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.

The All-Seeing Eyes of OSIRIS-REx

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:00am
Building on the UA's heritage and expertise in spaceflight hardware, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has produced three cameras that are ready to install on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

UA Part of NSF-Funded Urban Water Initiative

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:00am
Urban planning professor Gary Pivo of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture will serve as deputy director of the national Urban Water Innovation Network.