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Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Nutrition, Not Genetics, May be Key Factor in Disease

UA conference to study role of good nutrition in disease prevention

Supercomputer Helps Neurological Institute Identify Elusive ALS Patterns

Barrow turned to IBM's Watson to process data about the neuromuscular disease.

UA Lecture Series Opens; Focus on Brain, Heart Health

Patients with heart disease may suffer cognitive impairment.

Brain Cancer Study: Some Tumors More Vulnerable to Traditional Treatments

Common, complex and deadly, old-school methods seem to work better on GBM tumors.

Healthy Hearts of Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise

Tanzania's Hadza foragers, and others like them, are around 14 times more active than people in industrialized societies.

ASU Radiation Test Could Help Triage Nuclear Attack Victims

The test uses gear already found in many medical centers to test thousands of blood drops.

UA Study: HIV's First US Foothold Was in 1970s

A man referred to as "Patient Zero" was also misidentified, researchers said.

Phone App Helps Track Zika, Other Diseases

UA-developed app allows people to report mosquitoes, disease symptoms to public health officials.

UA Professor Works to Replace Coral Snake Antivenom

'Race against time' to finish trials before complete shortage.

Hopi Cultural Center to Reduce Arsenic in Drinking Water

EPA orders center to come up with measures as part of multiyear management plan.

UA Cancer Center contributes to VP Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Effort seeks to complete a decade’s worth of research in 5 years, focusing on ovarian cancer.

UA Alzheimer's Research Looks at Aging Female Brain

Scientist considers reproductive milestones as triggers

UA Researchers Focus on Healthy Aging Brain

Dementia, Alzheimer's are not inevitable.

Smartphone App Connects Bystanders to Emergencies

PulsePoint alerts nearby volunteers to administer CPR in cardiac arrest incidents

UA College of Medicine Developing Snakebite Therapy

Combination of carbon monoxide and iron designed to prevent internal bleeding.

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