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Research News - January 2022

A professor and a student, both wearing surgical masks, seen from below. They are looking down at a model of the hand and wrist bones.

National Society Recognizes Physician-Professor's Hand Biomechanics Discoveries

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognizes Zong-Ming Li for his "hand"iwork developing non-surgical solutions for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Jennifer Barton in her lab, holding a falloposope, which looks like a thin wire about 1.5 feet long.

Researchers Pilot 'Itty Bitty' Device for Earlier Ovarian Cancer Detection

Biomedical engineering professor and BIO5 Institute Director Jennifer Barton has spent nearly a decade developing a falloposcope to detect ovarian cancer in its early stages. Banner – University Medical Center surgeon Dr. John Heusinkveld has now...
Alex Craig and Jesse Little stand next to LT5, a long wind tunnel which is silver and stretches off frame to the left of them.

$10M Elevates UArizona Hypersonics Facilities to National Prominence

The funding will allow for upgrades to the College of Engineering's wind tunnels, strengthening UArizona’s position as an academic leader in hypersonics research.