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Four startups founded on UA inventions pitched their companies at an accelerator in Silicon Valley, an epicenter for technology and entrepreneurship.
UA researcher Alison Meadow contributed to a strategic guide intended to help the National Park Service manage cultural sites and protect them from the threat of climate change.
A group of 29 students has received the prestigious research fellowship, which supports graduate students with the potential to be high-achieving scientists and engineers.
UA engineering professor Pierre Deymier is studying how quasi-particles that transmit sound and heat waves in unconventional ways can be used to build quantum computers.
Sophisticated research by the UA's Scott Saleska has discovered that the rainforest's iconic ecosystem may be more resilient than scientists ever expected.
For their senior design project, five students in the UA's College of Engineering constructed two 24-inch telescopes for tracking satellites and space junk. Starting in June, one of the telescopes will operate in a once-abandoned observatory in the Kuiper Space Sciences Building.
UA researchers say that by binding to a protein, a tiny molecule could open the door to ALS treatment. They're using supercomputers in the search for one. With UANews video.
The arrival of a sample from OSIRIS-REx is still six years away, but the UA's Tom Zega already is preparing for it. Zega will be one of the first scientists to receive the rubble returned to Earth from the asteroid Bennu by the UA-led mission. "Sample return is a treasure trove of information," he says.
The UA has licensed an interactive training program for the mining industry that uses serious gaming principles to simulate stressful, real-world situations.
UA students received hands-on experience designing and building Skittle-sorting machines that they put to the test at a competition on campus in early May.
Gene networks regulating the very early development of the maize endosperm are the focus of a multi-institutional, NSF-funded study led by Ramin Yadegari of the UA.