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


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


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


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


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

Kids in High-Achieving Schools: Addiction Down the Road?


They have what most would want – affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high school and being groomed for the nation’s best colleges. But these “privileged” American high schoolers can...
30-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Turtle-Bots: ASU Project Develops Cheap, Adaptive Robots

One thing that turtles do very well is move across sand. That, in itself, was an inspiration for a new type of robot, the C-Turtle, developed by a team of Arizona State University professors and students.
26-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dramatic Shift in Gut Microbes and Their Metabolites Seen After Weight Loss Surgery


Obesity is linked with the composition of microbes in the human gut. In new research, bacterial composition in the gut, as well as accompanying metabolites are shown to undergo a profound and permanent shift, with microbial diversity significantly...
26-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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