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Arizona State University and Amazon Bring First-of-Its-Kind Voice Technology Program to University Classrooms and Campus

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Students at Arizona State University this year are taking part in a first-of-its-kind voice technology program on a university campus, with support from the Amazon Alexa team.
17-Aug-2017 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASU Biodesign Scientists Develop Improved, Potentially Safer Zika Vaccine

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ASU Biodesign Institute scientist Qiang “Shawn” Chen has led his research team to develop the world’s first plant-based Zika vaccine that could be more potent, safer and cheaper to produce than any other efforts to date.
9-Aug-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nixon Anniversary and Trump Tribulations: Political Parallels Invite Insight

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Political historian and author weighs in on comparisons between Nixon and Trump administrations.
8-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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