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UA researchers study effects of near-infrared light on aging brains
Researchers hope the treatment will boost energy metabolism in brain cells and tune up mitochondria.
UA researcher studying disease that could impact chocolate supply
The Swollen Shoot disease is affecting cacao trees in Ghana.
Ann Hampton Callaway sings "The Linda Ronstadt Songbook".
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UA Cancer Center receives $5M gift from big name in cosmetics
The gift traces back to a phone call from the Estee Lauder chairman to the Cancer Center founder.
Researchers working to understand forest response to global warming
A UA ecologist's data is contributing to a global effort to track climate change effects.
Machine learning research examines ways to make computers more human
Scientists foresee future computers working as collaborators on tasks.
UA computer engineers developing 'immune system' to guard against cyberattacks
The team is creating defenses similar to the human body's fight against disease.
No mere dust devil: Tornado near Willcox a rarity for Arizona
The tornado reached speeds of 90-100 mph and injured two people.
Diné College, UA to train future neuroscientists
Native Americans are one of the most underrepresented groups in biomedical sciences, according to the NIH.
UA symposium to focus on medical marijuana
Speakers will present science-based research on medicinal uses of cannabis.
Tumamoc Desert Lab revives century-old greenhouse
The plant collection is designed to expand public understanding of desert plants and where they originated.
UA scientists track animal evolution based on diet
Study indicates first creatures ate meat, not plants.
UA Special Collections: Preserving the Stories
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The TUSD's ongoing debate about expanding sex education; Is there any hope left for the 2019 monsoon?; and has Arizona's "stupid motorist law" increased flash flood safety?
Black hole imaging group wins prestigious prize
The Event Horizon Telescope team, which has 36 members from the UA, has been recognized for its scientific achievement.
UA professor looking to make your smartphone more efficient
Tosi Adegbija is studying ways to reduce junk data that clogs memory storage hardware.
Tiny molecules can make a big impact in the battle against disease
UA research into anti-microbial peptides could help develop therapeutic drugs.
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