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$1.4M effort develops reusable sponges to soak up harmful chemicals from water
Researchers are developing specialized, reusable sponges to remove harmful chemicals known as PFAS from water. PFAS is an abbreviation for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, which are long-lasting manufactured chemicals that have been used for decades in products such as makeup, nonstick pans and firefighting foam.
More than one asteroid could have spelled doom for the dinosaurs
A newly discovered impact crater below the seafloor hints at the possibility that more than one asteroid hit Earth during the time when dinosaurs went extinct. UArizona researcher Veronica Bray, who specializes in craters found throughout the solar system, is co-author of a new study about the discovery.
UArizona prepares for start of classes with resources on COVID, flu and monkeypox
As students prepare to return to campus for the start of the fall semester on Aug. 22, President Robert C. Robbins stressed the importance of vaccines, testing, and continued compassion and vigilance.