Arizona State University (ASU)
Tempe, AZ USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

How Do We Regulate Advanced Technologies Along Social or Ethical Lines?

The public’s wariness with new technologies, like CRISPR-9 and gene editing, is largely based on ethical, religious and social concerns, rather than concerns about safety or efficacy, which is what regulatory agencies are limited to consider.
17-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Population Density Pushes the “Slow Life”

But a new study by Arizona State University shows the opposite may be true – that one psychological effect of population density is for those people to adopt a “slow life strategy.” This strategy focuses more on planning for the long-term...
14-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Parents Should Avoid Pressuring Young Children Over Grades

New research from ASU suggests parents shouldn't obsess over grades and extracurricular activities for young schoolchildren, especially if such ambitions come at the expense of social skills and kindness.
29-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Small Impacts Are Reworking the Moon's Soil Faster Than Scientists Thought


The Moon's surface is being "gardened" -- churned by small impacts -- more than 100 times faster than scientists previously thought. This means that surface features believed to be young are perhaps even younger than assumed. It also means that any...
14-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ceres: The Tiny World Where Volcanoes Erupt Ice


Ahuna Mons is a volcano that rises 13,000 feet high and spreads 11 miles wide at its base. This would be impressive for a volcano on Earth. But Ahuna Mons stands on Ceres, a dwarf planet less than 600 miles wide that orbits the Sun between Mars and...
2-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Coming Out' in the Classroom, but Not by Choice


Starting out as a college freshman can be hard.
29-Aug-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASU Researchers Develop Software to Search Social Media for Radical Group as Well as Positive Messages


By now, the wearying trope of internet outrage is a global touchstone, especially when it comes to "angry young men."
13-Aug-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Wireless Interface, Operators Control Multiple Drones by Thinking of Various Tasks

A researcher at Arizona State University has discovered how to control multiple robotic drones using the human brain.
13-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our YouTube Videos

Chat now!