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From left: Lei Wang and Jungang Dong of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xi’an, China, take a sample from an ancient southern Chinese pine tree on Mt. Helan in the western Loess Plateau of China. (Photo: ©2017 Yu Liu, The Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
May 15, 2019
Air pollution from industrialization is the likely culprit behind the reduced precipitation from the Asian monsoon, a phenomenon that affects almost half of the world’s population.
This image highlights areas in a brain with PPA during a language task where researchers observed functional abnormality (green) and structural degenerating (yellow). The green areas may be at-risk or dysfunctional, even if the neurons are not yet dead. (Image courtesy of Aneta Kielar)
May 15, 2019
Researchers might have found a way to detect neurodegeneration before brain cells are lost for good. Earlier detection could provide therapeutic drug treatments a chance to work.
(Image: Anatomy & Physiology/CC 3.0)
May 15, 2019
A new grant will allow researchers at the UA and Banner Health to create alerts to identify patients at risk for developing heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.
After spending most of his life in a wheelchair, Jeffrey Bristol (center) was able to stand to receive his UA diploma. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
May 15, 2019
After spending most of his life in a wheelchair, Jeffrey Bristol took a few steps across the stage on May 11 to receive his diploma from the UA Eller College of Management.
Melissa Herbst-Kralovetz led a team of researchers that identified three compounds to distinguish cervical cancer patients from healthy women. (Photo: Tabbitha Mosier, UA Media Productions)
May 14, 2019
UA researchers have identified ‘metabolic signatures’ that distinguish between HPV, pre-cancerous cervical conditions and cancer.
May 13, 2019
Range management specialists at the UA will work closely with staff members at the Alpi Cozie Natural Parks, which will also be the site of a study abroad program for students this summer.
After their five-minute fast pitches, students answered questions and listened to feedback from community members. (Photo: Morgan Buttafuoco/College of Social and Behavioral Sciences)
May 13, 2019
Building on the success of the Tucson Poverty Project, UA students in the course “Building Healthy Communities,” pitched their ideas on how to improve the quality of life in Tucson’s Amphitheater neighborhood.
Photo: James Wood/UANews
May 10, 2019
Commencement speaker Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to outer space, emphasized the importance of recognizing how connected we all are, and looking at the bigger picture.
May 9, 2019
The UA was ranked No. 62 in Forbes' fourth annual "Best Value Colleges" list, recognizing the university's combination of first-rate educational opportunities and affordable pricing.