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UA, Pima County Partner on Water Research

New WEST Center aims to address water shortage challenges facing the southwest.

Study: Warming Permafrost Releases Ancient Carbon

Influx of carbon in the air could speed climate change

Computer generated image of objects in Earth orbit. Approximately 95 percent of the objects in this illustration are orbital debris (i.e., not functional satellites).

Arizona Astronomers Track Piece Of Falling Space Junk

Refuse from space mission will make fiery descent over the Indian Ocean Thursday

UA Study Finds Macular Degeneration Can Be Prevented

Eye disease causes nearly 30 percent of older Americans to lose their vision.

A California condor soars near the Grand Canyon. It is the most endangered bird in North America. It's also the largest, with a wingspan of about nine feet.

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

Artist’s rendering showing a cutaway view into the interior of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered the moon has a global ocean and likely hydrothermal activity. A plume of ice particles, water vapor and organic molecules sprays from fractures in the moon's south polar region.

Spacecraft Plunges into Icy Plume on Saturn's Moon

Scientists hope samples will reveal the moon’s potential to support life

New Horizons captured this image of Pluto's glacial ice cap in July 2015.

'Mind-Boggling:' Pluto Fly-By Reveals Slushy Glaciers

New Horizons spacecraft took pictures in July; analysis under way in Flagstaff.

AZ WEEK: El Niño to Bring Colder Days, Rain to Arizona

Occasional weather pattern warms Pacific Ocean, has global implications.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Alfred McEwen, Principal Investigator for HiRISE, speaks about the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment.

AZ WEEK: Exploring Mars on Silver Screen, in UA Research

University of Arizona's connection to planetary science dates to dawn of Space Age.

A HAWK pedestrian crossing is pictured at the intersection of 6th Street and Wilson Avenue on March 23, 2015.

UA Study: Drivers Exhibit Racial Bias Toward Pedestrians

'Implicit racism:' Motorists likely to stop quicker for white pedestrians than black.

The elephant has 100 times more cells than humans, but a far lower incidence rate of cancer.

ASU Research: Elephant Genome May Fight Cancer

Multiple copies of one genome help suppress tumor formation

Collecting sediment cores aboard a ship.

UA Study: Climate Change to Cause Drier Horn of Africa

Vulnerable area depends on rainfall for crop production

Artist rendition of Dawn spacecraft nearing dwarf planet Ceres

Tucson Researchers Plan Next Space Exploration Missions

Two projects aimed at Venus, three target asteroids; all add to solar system knowledge.

Dark streaks are evidence of water flowing on surface of Mars, UA and other scientists say.

'Strongest Evidence' Mars Has Water, UA Scientist, Others Say

UA's HiRISE imaging equipment captured information leading to conclusion.

Jeong-Yeol Yoon and Dustin Harshman work on the infection diagnostic device.

UA-Developed Device Aims to Speed Infection Diagnosis

System uses a smartphone to observe and measure sample

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