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Understanding data more and more important for college students, professor says

Hoshin Gupta suggests there are some basic ways of seeing the world through data that all college students should understand.

OSIRIS-REx team IDs targets among boulders of asteroid's rough terrain

Asteroid Bennu's tricky surface has pushed the mission to take a new approach to sample collection.

UA summer program offers experience with self-driving tech

Students from all over the country test their skills using an autonomous car on campus.

Looking for links between eating and emotion

UA researchers investigate brain cells that regulate eating behavior.

As Southwest water managers grapple with climate change, can a 'Grand Bargain' work?

The approach aims to rebalance some of the bad math that came from promising water to too many people.

Financial habits in college could help predict which grads feel grown up

A UA study shows link between financial responsibility and adult identity.

Sci-fi meets reality in the field of synthetic biology

A UA astrobiologist using it to identify potential alien life

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

UA nanotech research supporting (very) small solutions to big problems

The applications range from cell phone techonology to cancer-fighting measures.

UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered

A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.

UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Researcher explores link between early childhood sleep and learning

Jamie Edgin developed findings while studying children with Down syndrome.

New heart valve technology comes to Tucson Medical Center

The hospital is offering a newly approved device designed to improve coronary blood flow.

UA researcher investigating chemicals used in firefighting foam

Reyes Sierra-Alvarez is working on methods to absorb a contaminant discovered in groundwater.

How much water is in the San Pedro? Every year, volunteers seek to find out

More than 100 volunteers spent last weekend tracking the presence of intermittent water in the river.

Bat night at the Mission Garden

Also: A new facility in Nogales, Sonora to help migrants following the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy; and strangers find common ground with "One Small Step".

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