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UA study of language disorder could aid early dementia detection

The research looks at primary progressive aphasia, a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a gradual decline in language abilities.

Grand Canyon fossil footprints reveal early desert dwelling animals

Fossil footprints survive as evidence of the animal occupants of a Northern Arizona desert of dunes that existed before the age of dinosaurs.

Project tracing earth changes to introduce plants into its landscapes

The Landscape Evolution Observatory experiment at Biosphere 2 observes changes to natural landscapes in a controlled environment.

Researcher: Snakes holding steady against Tucson sprawl

A UA scientist is studying the impact of urban development on reptile wildlife.

Your Dog Can Recognize You. UA Researchers Want to Know How

Understanding the animal mind is a way for researchers to better understand human behavior.

Researcher Working to Match Immunology With Stem Cells

Deepta Bhattacharya studies efficiency in the body's response to infections.

Meet the T. Rex Cousin You Could Literally Look Down On

The 92-million-year-old relative of the so-called king of the dinosaurs only would have grown to about the size of a toddler.

Asteroid Sample Helps Settle Which Scientific Theories Hold Water

Research at ASU suggests a family of common, silicon-rich asteroids could hold enough water to fill half the Earth's oceans.

NASA Announces First Detection of ‘Marsquake’

While scientists had picked up vibrations before, the recent detection was the first clearly coming from the planet.

Desert Museum Welcomes Ocelot Kitten

Pictures of the kitten were headlined "cuteness overload" on social media.

Who Touched It First? Most People Say, ‘I Did’

A researcher says the experiment in perception can help people be more understanding about others' perspective.

Biodiversity Roadmap Calls For Conserving Ecosystems to Save the World

An author of the study says preservation is essential to meeting carbon goals and to stabilizing vital, interconnected systems.

UA Researchers Study Impact of Elephants on South African Landscapes

Elephant populations are prospering but causing problems for grassland tree and vegetation growth.

ASU Expert: Too Soon to Call Philippine Remains New Homo Species

While the discovery of the remains is important, the declaration of a new species is problematic, says Bill Kimbel.

Effort Aims to Help Local Governments Understand and Apply Climate Data

The Science for Climate Action Network wants help cities and states adapt and respond to climate change.

Astronomers Reveal First Image of a Black Hole

The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole

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