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"Kate mapped where the rising sea water was projected, and then she took all that land and floated it out. Obviously at first she didn't think she would end up with this floating community, but she was doing different mapping exercises of the area, just getting to know San Francisco. Finding old maps of where the water was under the surface of the city was part of her process," associate professor Susannah Dickinson said.
April 3, 2019
A UA undergraduate architecture studio was honored as one of the best examples of architectural investigation taking place in colleges and universities today.
April 2, 2019
Whether you bend a rod or bend the rules, the brain processes the word "bend" similarly, with the sensory motor region playing a key role, according to new UA research.
Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
April 1, 2019
Inventors at the UA Libraries developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials. Now, startup Sidecar Learning is taking it to the world.
A $1.9 million grant will allow Michael Johnson to study copper toxicity in bacteria, which could pave the way for new therapeutics to combat infections. (Photo: Mari Cleven/UA Office of Research, Discovery & Innovation)
April 1, 2019
Pharmaceutical companies are making fewer and fewer new antibiotics, a trend UA immunobiologist Michael Johnson says is in urgent need of reversal. He believes copper might be the key.
From left: Undergraduate student Luis Ruiz, doctoral student Ayako Kusakabe and professor Patricia Stock are have identified compounds derived from Photorhabdus, an insect pathogenic bacterium, that can potentially replace chemical pesticides. (Photo: Alison Mairena/Tech Launch Arizona)
March 28, 2019
UA entomologist Patricia Stock is working on developing a safer alternative to the chemical pesticides commonly used to combat plant pathogens.
Jennifer Moscato said the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory was a significant source of inspiration for her team's 2018 Liba Wheat Memorial-award-winning project. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
March 27, 2019
In "Building a Changing World," the UA College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's studies of the built environment include how future urban design and planning projects must work hand in hand with surrounding natural environments.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new patient tower will be open to patients beginning April 22. (Photo: Todd Eckelman Photography)
March 27, 2019
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson's new nine-story hospital tower opens to patients April 22, with a community preview planned for April 7.
Elise Lopez is the inaugural director of the UA Consortium on Gender-Based Violence. (Photo: Nividita Chatani/UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
March 26, 2019
The Chris and Carrie Shumway Foundation's gift will support a center that seeks to model and inspire a radical shift in the way people think about and address gender-based violence.
More than 50 species of desert annuals are in bloom around Tucson this month. The low-growing plants range from the size of a dime to more than a foot tall.
March 25, 2019
In a recently published study, UA ecologists analyzed data spanning more than 30 years to identify the bets that the most successful desert annual plants place with water resources.

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