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NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Landing Site

The 28-mile-wide Jezero crater, site of an ancient stream-fed lake, lies near Mars's equator.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

High Schoolers Co-Author Scientific Research Thanks to Internship

A UA professor says the students made significant contributions to research into bioinformatics.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

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UA Center Receives Funding for Alzheimer's Research

$3.7 million grant to help researchers study problem growing in urgency.

UA Researchers Developing Plastic-Based Solar Cells

The group is working on on organic, lower-cost solar power collectors

NASA Bids Farewell to Kepler, Pioneering Planet Hunter

After nine years and more than 500,000 stars observed, the space telescope is retiring.

Study: Children With Down Syndrome Affected Differently by Naps

Researchers found that naps may hinder the ability for children with Down syndrome to consolidate memory.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Crowdsourcing Moral Dilemmas to Guide Self-Driving Cars

A new study seeks to understand how the public sees life-and-death decisions encountered on the road.

Education Board Adopts New History, Science Standards

The revisions include edits following an outcry over how the draft standards addressed evolution.

Mars Water Could Support Oxygen-Breathing Microbes

Simple, multicellular life, such as sponges, could survive in briny waters near the surface of the planet.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

UA, Microsoft Working to Make Data Centers Sustainable

The 'Cloud' uses as much power as 6,000,000 homes

15,000 Sign On to Banner-UA Nationwide Health Study

The goal is to get 100,000 Arizonans enrolled by 2023.

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