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Grad puts UA bike theft on map

Grad puts UA bike theft on map

A cut lock doesn't augur well for one bicycle owner who parked at the UA Student Recreation Center, ranked as a top spot for bike thefts.

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Grad puts UA bike theft on map

Grad puts UA bike theft on map

Elliot Montgomery

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Grad puts UA bike theft on map

Grad puts UA bike theft on map

Elliot Montgomery hopes his hard work on a project while a student at the UA will make the campus a safer place.

June 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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UA thin-carbon research holds major potential

Got a pencil? There's a good chance the "lead" you're using is made of the world's thinnest substance: graphene.

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Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

A newly emerged Manduca sexta, or tobacco hornworm, enjoys a smack in a lab at the University of Arizona, where the moth will be used in research. Scientists want to learn how individual moths decide how to use their resources.

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Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

Manduca sexta, or tobacco hornworm, flies in a fly mill at the Davidowitz lab at the UA. The National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program is helping fund research using the moth.

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Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

Manduca sexta may help answer evolutionary biology mystery

Turns out some moths are good for more than hogging the lamplight or putting holes in your favorite sweaters. They may help scientists answer an important mystery in evolutionary biology: How do organisms decide to use their limited resources?

February 08, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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UA-linked effort aims to retool workings of Net

UA-linked effort aims to retool workings of Net

Beichuan Zhang

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UA-linked effort aims to retool workings of Net

UA-linked effort aims to retool workings of Net

The Internet lets us watch television shows, connect with friends and even have groceries delivered if we don't want to brave the store. It's used for just about everything - but that doesn't mean it's perfect.

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Global water projects keep UA group busy

Global water projects keep UA group busy

Dave Newman e-mailed a village in Ghana last week to offer advice about water pumps.

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Global water projects keep UA group busy

Global water projects keep UA group busy

Volunteers with the UA chapter of Engineers Without Borders assist villagers in Ghana with rock sieves to help filter water.

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Preserving body parts is a labor of love at UA's Plastination Lab

Preserving body parts is a labor of love at UA's Plastination Lab

Plastination scientist Joshua Lopez checks on two brains that are in the freeze-substitution stage, one of the first steps in the plastination process, at the University of Arizona School of Medicine's Plastination Lab.

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Preserving body parts is a labor of love at UA's Plastination Lab

Preserving body parts is a labor of love at UA's Plastination Lab

Joshua Lopez gently peels transparent covering from a metal tray in his lab. His actions are fluid, like he's undoing gift-wrap he plans to reuse. He has good reason to be careful: Inside the plastic bundle is a human head.

October 25, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Astronomer-painter-writer regularly covers a lot of space

Astronomer-painter-writer regularly covers a lot of space

William K. Hartmann sees the big picture. Talk to him about his varied interests - Spanish conquistadors, space artist Chesley Bonestell, archaeology, the environment - and you'll see.

October 04, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Closer look at star finds nearby 'dwarf'

Closer look at star finds nearby 'dwarf'

University of Arizona astronomer Laird Close understands the value of double-checking your work.

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Closer look at star finds nearby 'dwarf'

Closer look at star finds nearby 'dwarf'

Sun-like PZ Tel A and its orbiting brown dwarf, PZ Tel B, can be seen in this picture. For a size comparison, Neptune's orbit is shown. The PZ Tel system is an unusual star-brown dwarf pairing. (Image provided by Beth Biller and the Gemini NICI Planet-Finding Campaign)

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Weeklong Sun Tran strike ends

Weeklong Sun Tran strike ends

Basilio Gonzalez, a 25-year Sun Tran worker, attended Wednesday's City Council meeting, which centered on the issue of transferring control of the bus line to the Regional Transportation Authority. No action was taken.

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Weeklong Sun Tran strike ends

Weeklong Sun Tran strike ends

The full fleet of Sun Tran buses is rolling out again this morning - seven days after workers went on strike and left the transit system limping along at a fraction of its capacity.

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UA expert: Poor social skill, depression possibly linked

UA expert: Poor social skill, depression possibly linked

If you're depressed, your internal wiring may not be the only culprit. Local research suggests it might be more than biology.

August 02, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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