University of Arizona

Type: Organization
Name: University of Arizona
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

4/21/2014: HTWORLD: NOW, LASERS TO MAKE CLOUDS RAIN

Researchers have developed a newtechnique that may one day aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning. Researchers at the College of Optics & Photonics and the University of Arizona found that surrounding the beam.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Obituary for PICKEING

Search ResultsPICKERING, VIRGINIA C. Virginia C. Pickering, beloved wife and mother died peacefully at her home in Tijeras, New Mexico on April 11, 2014 at the age of 96. Virginia was born in Kansas. For part of her childhood, she and her family lived ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Nogales mural a symbol of unity on a border that continues to galvanize artists

Itzel Vizcarra squatted close to the wall, which has 32 metal panels drilled to it depicting scenes of an idealized village life.Not many in her family have the talent of her great-uncle Alberto Morackis — one of the original painters of the mural — but ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Researchers develop technique to control weather at will

Researchers at the University of Central Florida claimed to have developed a new technique that will enable humans to control the weather.The researchers have claimed that sky can be induced to rain and create thunder and thunderbolts with the help of ... [Published French Tribune - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why Is Every College Party Turning Into A Riot?

At Colorado State University last weekend, the hosts of a block party called 911 for help clearing out hundreds of attendees. Arriving officers were greeted by partygoers shouting, "F--k the police" and throwing beer bottles, according to the student ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

'Dressed' laser aimed at clouds may be key to inducing rain, lightning -- ScienceDaily

The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it" may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics & Photonics and the University of Arizona further develop a new technique ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Optimism linked to healthier eating among women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with a sunny disposition may also have an easier time adopting healthy habits, according to a new study.Researchers found that women who were more optimistic were better able to follow healthy eating guidelines, both ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

New photos show male jaguar sticks around the Santa Ritas

A new batch of photos of an endangered male jaguar walking through the Santa Rita Mountains was released this week by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Some facts about the photos:The photos, seven of which were posted on Facebook, were taken as recently ... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

High-Energy Laser Beams Aimed At Clouds To Control Weather

Optics researchers from the University of Central Florida's College of Optics&Photonics and the University of Arizona are working on a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning. They are developing ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Waste sulphur to produce cheap infra-red devices

:In a major breakthrough, scientists have found that waste sulphur can be transformed into cheap plastic lenses for infra-red devices, including night-vision goggles. "We have, for the first time, a polymer material that can be used for quality thermal ... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Infrared, Sulfur, Cheap, Plastics
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Can A Cup Of Coffee Make Workers Less Likely To Lie? | Co.Design

Go ahead and have another cup of coffee[1]. A new study from the Journal of Applied Psychology[2] says that coffee helps sleep-deprived workers resist social pressure to act unethically. The study, led by business school professors Aleksander Ellis of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

University of Arizona researchers look for pacemakers without batteries

Researchers at the University of Arizona are looking to develop new pacemakers that are not powered by batteries.KTAR.com reports this morning the UA research is looking at powering the pacemakers via natural energy from a person’s heartbeat. Right now, ... [Published Phoenix Business Journal - Apr 16 2014]

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...These biosensors can further be customised to recognise factors of relevance to various patients' needs. "In that way, you could programme a cell-based therapy to specify which cells it should kill" Leonard added
"Ultimately, it's what you do in college, and how well you do it, that will count in the long run, not just the name or ranking of the institution" he said
"Boosting Nrf2 is good for protection in general, which is why you should always eat your broccoli,” she stressed."
Kinnear told Rocca that receiving an Oscar nomination, after only a couple of films, was "super cool, and kind of gave me the confidence to try to make a gig out of this."

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Willing To Use Lasers To Cause Rain? [Published FuturePundit - Apr 20 2014]
If lasers can be used to cause rain and you are living in a drought region are you up for some local weather engineering? The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it," may one day be obsolete if researchers at the ...
High-Energy Laser Beams Aimed At Clouds To Cont... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 19 2014]
Optics researchers from the University of Central Florida's College of Optics&Photonics and the University of Arizona are working on a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning. They are developing ...
Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive h... [Published The Sietch Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Press Release 14-055Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive highest honor from the White House Twenty NSF-funded scientists recognized for strengthening America's scientific enterprise President Obama talks with PECASE recipients at the ...
We may soon use lasers to redirect lightning st... [Published Engadget - Apr 12 2014]
If there's one thing you should know about Engadget, it's that we absolutely love lasers. And thanks to the University of Arizona and University of Central Florida, our favorite pulsating form of light might soon find a much less destructive purpos ...
United Nations Representative Says Name Of Wash... [Published Think Progress - Apr 11 2014]
CREDIT: AP The Washington Redskins can now add a top United Nations official to the list of prominent people who have criticized the team’s name. James Anaya, a University of Arizona law professor and the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous ...
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Hundreds clash with Tucson police after NCAA game [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 30 2014]
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