Highly Porous Rocks Responsible for Bennu's Surprisingly Craggy Surface

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Highly Porous Rocks Responsible for Bennu's Surprisingly Craggy Surface

Using data from NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, a UArizona-led team of scientists concluded that asteroids with highly porous rocks, such as Bennu, should lack fine-grain material on their surfaces.

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What Our Wandering Thoughts Can Teach Us About Mental Health

Researchers analyzed people's idle thoughts for 10 minutes. What they learned may be useful in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues such as depression.

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Exploring the History of Latinos in U.S. Baseball

A UArizona doctoral student in the Department of History was inspired by his own family's past to examine the relationship between racial identity and sports in the United States.

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Earliest Evidence of Human Activity Found in the Americas

Footprints at White Sands National Park in New Mexico confirm human presence over at least two millennia, with the oldest tracks dating back 23,000 years.

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Earth and Venus Grew up as Rambunctious Planets

Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers found that planets residing in the inner solar system were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisions.

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Cancer Patients on Chemotherapy Likely Not Fully Protected by COVID-19 Vaccine

Cancer Center researchers found lower immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine in patients on active chemotherapy. A third dose of the Pfizer vaccine boosted immune response.

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UArizona Program for Indigenous Teachers Will Expand With New Federal, State Funding

The $2.4 million in funding will further the Indigenous Teacher Education Program's mission to bring more Native American teachers to schools that serve Native American students.

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UArizona to Offer Pfizer Boosters to Eligible Students, Employees

Boosters are recommended for those who received a second vaccine dose at least six months ago and are 65 or older, or between 50 and 64 with underlying medical conditions.

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