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Phone App Helps Track Zika, Other Diseases

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

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft, Instruments Healthy

Asteroid mission science instruments send back data from space.

ASU Lab Tracking Cyber Threats On Deep Web, Dark Web

Machine learning and data mining aim to identify patterns to stop attacks before they occur.

Monsoon Rains Ease Arizona Drought Conditions

Climatologists looking for signs of La Niña conditions

UA Collaborative Study Seeks Ways to Slow Cognitive Decline

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

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The Debut of Feeding Our Future

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UA Professor Works to Replace Coral Snake Antivenom

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

Lowell Scientist Explains Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon

Frozen methane builds up at the winter pole, like layers of spray paint.

UA Astronomer Sees Asteroid 2 Days Before It Whizzes by Earth

NASA-funded Sky Lab's observers have ID'd half of known near-Earth objects.

OSIRIS-REx, Cruising, Sends First Photos of Journey

University of Arizona mission's spacecraft is healthy as it speeds at more than 12K mph.

So Far, Monsoon 2016 Has Been Normal and Above Most Places

Though when it rains it doesn't pour everywhere, with some areas receiving less.

OSIRIS-REx Launch Threatened for a Time by SpaceX Explosion

Quick work by Air Force saved University of Arizona spacecraft.

Tucson's World View Picking up Altitude With NASA Contracts

Each new flight has company building its potential, official says.

UA Mission to Asteroid: 'Hopes, Dreams, Hard Work'

Flawless liftoff leaves scientific team ecstatic; much work lies ahead.

UA's OSIRIS-REx Launch: 'We Got It Exactly Perfect'

University of Arizona asteroid mission spacecraft begins multi-year journey to asteroid.

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