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UA Gets NASA OK to Move Ahead with Mission to Asteroid

Launch of OSIRIS-REx scheduled for 2016, returning in 2023 with soil samples, mapping to explore origins of solar system.

UA Houses a Mysterious Jewish Biblical Document

Restoring the historical 200-year-old, 100-foot Torah scroll requires a knowledge of kosher laws, UA Judaic studies scholars say.

Board of Regents Approves UA Tuition Increase

Higher tuitions also OK'd for ASU, NAU, including 4-year stabilized rates for freshmen entering in the fall.

UA Professors Traces Origins of Flu

For years wild migratory birds have been considered a source of all flu viruses, but his research finds differently.

Feds OK UA Proposal to Use Marijuana as PTSD Treatment

Research cleared by FDA some time ago; Dept. of Health's decision hailed as major victory for study under way in Tucson.

UA Campus Has Collection of Plants for Education, Research

University Arboretum provides science-based knowledge using woody plants, cactus to address state needs, including environmental ones.

UA Researchers: Brain Images to Understand Dementia, Alzheimer's

Identifying factors that determine how well someone ages may help figure out ways to treat, or even prevent, age-related memory impairments.

Former UA Biology Student Aims to Conserve Freshwater Fish

Zeb Hogan, now host of "Monster Fish" on National Geographic Channel, explores rivers all around the world.

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

UA's RNA Research Helping Scientists with Cancer Diagnosis

New developments in molecular biology make it possible to measure messenger RNA in single cells.

UA Agriculture Center One of Few Using Greenhouses for Education

Part of handful of programs in U.S.; it is also the only facility that offers commercial-sized, operated facility for hands-on education.

UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance

Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.

UA Sociology School Participates in Tucson Poverty Project

School collaborating with Mayor Rothschild to combat poverty in city; determine current status of residents.

UA Biologist Captures Unusual Animal Behavior on Camera

After scouring endless hours of footage, Pacifica Sommers began to notice something a little odd: a dancing mouse.

UA-Led Research Team Finds New Planet

Gas giant discovered orbiting around star outside Earth's solar system; relatively young at 13 million years old.

UA Doctorate Student First to Identify Minerals on Mars Surface

What they have is basaltic sand, made from eroded lava, similar in composition to sand found here on earth in places such as Hawaii.

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