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July 12, 2016

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Newly Discovered Planet Has Three Suns

A first-year Ph.D. student in the UA's Department of Astronomy has discovered a planet in a unique position amid three stars. This strange world is believed to be about 16 million years old, making the exoplanet one of the youngest discovered to date.

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UA, Banner Receive Historic Funding in Precision Medicine

The UA Health Sciences and Banner Heath have received a major NIH grant to participate in President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, which will greatly expand the investigation of genetic links to disease.

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UA Doctor: Stay Safe in the Heat by Having an 'Exit Strategy'

The chances of surviving heat stroke are only 50 percent, says Dr. Sam Keim, so if you must be outdoors, it's critically important to have access to shade or air conditioning.

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Social Sciences and Education

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UA-Assisted Writing Project Gets Local Teachers Fired Up

A five-week summer institute, which has a 30-year history at the University and is offered free, helps teachers become more effective writing instructors and can even be "life changing."

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