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A New Picture Emerges on the Origins of Photosynthesis in a Sun-Loving Bacteria

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A research group led by Raimund Fromme has gained important new insights by resolving with near-atomic clarity, the very first core membrane protein structure in the simplest known photosynthetic bacterium, called Heliobacterium modesticaldum...
27-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Living Computers: RNA Circuits Transform Cells Into Nanodevices

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In new research, Alex Green, a professor at ASU’s Biodesign Institute, demonstrates how living cells can be induced to carry out computations in the manner of tiny robots or computers.
26-Jul-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Identifies New Brain Death Pathway in Alzheimer’s Disease

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In a new study published today, Arizona State University-Banner Health neuroscientist Salvatore Oddo and his colleagues from Phoenix’s Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) — as well as the University of California, Irvine, and Mount...
24-Jul-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Is a Biological Driver Behind the Need for Self-Fulfillment?

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What drives humans to higher levels of existence? Once we have satisfied the basics – food, shelter, a mate, children – then what? For many it’s the idea of self-actualization, or realizing our full potential. But what does self-actualization...
12-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Work or Not to Work: Moms’ Well Being Rests on What She Wants

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The center of a mother’s life tends to be her children and her family, but if mom is unhappy about staying home with the kids or about working outside the home then she (and anyone close to her) may suffer, according to new research from Arizona...
20-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heat Pulses in Magma Change How Scientists View the Inner Workings of Volcanoes

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ASU scientists develop technique to trace volcano heat pulses; may help better predict risk
16-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Carbon Economy Effort Launched at Arizona State University

The Center for Carbon Removal, in partnership with Arizona State University and several other research institutions, launched a new industrial innovation initiative this week with the goal of developing solutions that transform waste carbon dioxide...
7-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Decoded Genome May Help Tortoise Win Race to Survive

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Researchers from Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences and their collaborators may have a new tool to help conserve this iconic desert reptile. For the first time, they have decoded the animal’s genome; their findings appear in the...
25-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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