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UA Collaborative Study Seeks Ways to Slow Cognitive Decline

Universities recruiting adults age 65-90 for computer-based exercises and mild electric stimulation.

UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

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

Report: Colorado River Most Endangered River in US

Three human-caused sources listed as dangerous for river that flows through Arizona.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Scientists: Darkness Harder to Find Due to Overpopulation

Use of artificial lights is increasing around the world; experts say tens of millions of people have never experiences truly dark skies.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

Suspect Charged in Saguaro National Park Vandalism

16-year-old boy alleged to have spray-painted graffiti on 11 saguaros, other spots in May.

Officials: Government's Response to Wildfires Not Affected Yet

Obama administration says this year's budget cuts haven't harmed ability to fight fires.

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