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Researchers are developing specialized, reusable sponges to remove harmful chemicals known as PFAS from water. PFAS have been used for decades in products such as makeup, nonstick pans and firefighting foam.
UArizona scientists took part in an international planetary defense exercise that used asteroid Apophis – a large, potentially hazardous asteroid – to test the planetary defense response chain.
The Arizona Board of Regents earmarked $3.1 million from the state's Technology and Research Initiative Fund to support new research into Valley fever detection technology, genomics and seasonal outbreak patterns.
The funding from Arizona's Technology and Research Initiative Fund will help the College of Applied Science and Technology's award-winning cyber operations program boost its enrollment.
For weeks, UArizona students have been gathering data on a high-profile piece of space junk on a collision course with the moon. They've confirmed it's not a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster as previously believed.
Engineers and physicians teamed up to develop an ultra-thin wireless device that grows to the surface of bone and could someday help medical professionals monitor bone health and healing over long periods.
The university achieved a record 124 license agreements, launched 17 new companies, and grew the number of inventions disclosed and patents filed.
A new diagnostic test for coronavirus relies on gargling with saltwater instead of using a nasal swab. Initial results have been encouraging, UArizona virology expert Michael Worobey says.
UArizona researchers developed one of the most accurate COVID-19 antibody tests available and now have shown antibodies persist for months after infection, providing long-term immunity.
UArizona students, faculty and staff can now download the Covid Watch exposure notification app, which allows users diagnosed with COVID-19 to anonymously notify others who may have been exposed.