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Three partners, including the UA's VIPER Institute, are creating videos to educate African health professionals about antivenom and best practices in treating snakebite patients.
People with implanted medical devices typically never receive software upgrades for the gadgets in their bodies. UA engineers are working to change that.
UA Online's "Orbital Perspective" class aims to increase global access to science education and provide students with the opportunity to present their work to the United Nations.
UA mineralogists identified a group of minerals that owe their existence to human activity, supporting the notion that it might be time to designate a new geological time period.
From a pool of eight proposed missions competing for funding in NASA's Explorer category, the space agency has chosen to fund the UA-led GUSTO mission. The goal of the $40 million endeavor is to send a balloon to near-space, carrying a telescope that will study the interstellar medium.
Prompted by the needs of Pima County employers, the STEM Learning Center is helping UA students connect with companies offering paid positions. The center also is collaborating with TEALS, a Microsoft program, to encourage high school students to consider careers in computer science.
Communities of microscopically small organisms help regulate the desert climate, UA research has found. But they face an uncertain future from a shift toward drier and hotter conditions.
Measurements by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reveal that much of the Martian atmosphere was lost to space. The UA's Roger Yelle has been involved in the mission from its inception.
UA Cooperative Extension expert Mark Siemens is working to design a prototype system using camera-based vision, to differentiate between crop plants and weeds.
Based on feedback from students in a winter break program in the Amazon rainforest, international exploration opportunities are being added. Beginning in 2018, students will be able to use their spring break to tour historic sites in Italy such as Naples, Rome, Florence and Venice.
The UA's George Ruyle, a go-between whose presence is invaluable, helps Arizona's ranching community work with the state and federal government on the many issues of regulation.
ContraPest, a non-toxic, fertility-control product that had its beginnings at the UA, will be used by New York's health department to target rat infestations at certain sites in the city.
The website is a satellite-based drought monitoring system that is helping environmental scientists, land management agents, ranchers and others assess drought and wildfire danger.
UA ecologist Donald Falk said during a congressional briefing that new research and technologies offer exceptional solutions in managing dangers presented by wildland fires.
Inside the iconic structure far from the UA's main campus, it's all about the science. Climate change researcher Tyeen Taylor uses the simulation rainforest to study botanical volatiles, looking for clues to how plants manage high temperatures and drought. With UANews video.

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