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April 12, 2013 | The Daily Galaxy
The atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, often is viewed as an analog to what the Earth's atmosphere may have been like billions of years ago. "We're really starting to get a sense for what kind of chemistry an atmosphere is capable of" performing, says Sarah Hörst, a graduate student in planetary sciences at the UA who studies Titan.
April 4, 2013 | University of Arizona
A new master’s degree program at the University of Arizona is focused on preparing students to battle poverty and hunger across the globe.
April 1, 2013 | UANews
The UA has established a new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will bring together teaching, research and extension resources from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to focus on animal health, growth, nutrition and disease, and human health challenges facing Arizona and the global community. The new school likely will host the proposed Arizona Veterinary Medical Education program.
March 29, 2013 | Arizona Daily Star
Jared Griebel, the UA Student Innovator of the Year, was honored this week at Innovation Day at the UA. Greibel's discoveries could translate a problem - waste sulfur - into an opportunity to create batteries from his electrochemically active copolymer. Three companies with an interest in developing them are working with samples of his novel plastic.
March 28, 2013 | UANews
The widely used strategy of endowing crops with redundant toxins to fend off pests rests on flawed assumptions, UA researchers have discovered. Their study helps explain why pests are evolving resistance much faster than predicted and offers solutions for better agricultural management.