Researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center are studying the impact soy has on breast cancer, testing if compounds in soy could have any effect on breast cancer.
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Here are three recent UA graduates who are putting their degrees to work in green ways.
Historically, the All Souls Procession route has been downtown starting on 6th Ave and continuing onto Congress St. This year, with the help of the Sonoran Institute, the procession ran parallel to the Santa Cruz from Speedway to Congress. The Sonoran Institute built a float in honor of the river for Sunday's procession.
“Much of women’s health care, especially for younger women -- age 20-plus -- focuses on a woman’s reproductive organs and breast cancer screening. Yet one out of three women in the United States will die from heart disease each year, compared to one in 32 who will die from breast cancer.”
Researchers from the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine are working on creating a fast-acting venom inhibitor for snakebite victims that could best be described as a snakebite EpiPen.
Researchers from the University of Arizona Geosciences Department have found evidence that climate change sent early humans out of Africa and into Eurasia.
Family Weekend is coming up, and while it promises to be something to look forward to for many, for some it will only serve as a reminder that their family won’t be joining them for the festivities.
Researchers from the University of Arizona developed a desalination bus for remote Navajo residents living without infrastructure.“The motivation for the bus was two-fold,” said Bob Arnold, professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the UA.
Legislators from the U.S. and Mexican governments signed an agreement last week renewing commitments to share the use of and responsibilities for the Colorado River, as well as dedicating support to conservation efforts at the river’s delta.
While fall may seem almost mythical in the desert, to those with a trained eye, the months of September, October and November bring about a big change in the Tucson valley.
A recent schedule change and the creation of several community outreach endeavors has ushered in a new era for the Desert Laboratory at Tumamoc Hill.
The fate of the Colorado River Delta will be decided in coming months as Mexico and the U.S. come closer to reaching an agreement on a water-sharing deal.
The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded the University of Arizona geoscientists a three-year, $1 million grant to research fluids beneath Earth’s surface. The goal of the project, titled "Evolution of Crustal Paleofluid Flow Systems," is to get a better understanding of the effects and reactions of underground fluids, such as oil, groundwater and gas.
The Burro Wildfire began its conquest of the Santa Catalina Mountain range on Friday, June 30. Since then, the fire has spread across over 27,000 acres in the eastern region of the Catalinas, causing the evacuation of Mount Lemmon residents and employees. Meanwhile, the Frye fire near Safford has burned nearly 50,000 acres of the Pinalenos mountain range.
Of the many laboratories spread across campus, the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) at UA has a particularly stellar mission.
For the past ten years, healthcare reform has been in the forefront of presidential agendas. This came after an all-time high of 15.8% of Americans living without any kind of health coverage in 2006 according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Participants and judges met last Thursday to receive awards for the Student Union Memorial Center (SUMC) Rooftop Garden Competition.
On Thursday, April 20, the finalists of the Student Union Rooftop Garden Competition gave their final presentations in Gallagher Theater.
Last weekend, Arizona hosted two music festivals of epic proportions. It seems that Arizona is becoming a new hub for incredibly populus music festivals. While desert raves have been in the state for decades, only in recent years have they expanded from the underground music scene and become huge commercial enterprises. This lends a certain air of approachability for those not necessarily inclined to headbang for an entire weekend. However, the more cautious of us—watching from our Snapchat stories—are still left wondering “how can I feel safe and comfortable in such a massive crowd?”
Associate professor of mining and geological engineering Jinhong Zhang has developed a new type of concrete. This material is stronger, more flexible and utilizes more environmentally friendly components than typical concrete. With the help of Tech Launch Arizona, Zhang is commercializing his invention—dubbed “Acrete” from Arizona and concrete—with hopes of reducing the environmental impact of industrialization.