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How Lizards Regenerate Their Tails: Researchers Discover Genetic ‘Recipe’

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By understanding the secret of how lizards regenerate their tails, researchers may be able to develop ways to stimulate the regeneration of limbs in humans. Now, a team of researchers from Arizona State University is one step closer to solving that...
20-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

NASA Chooses ASU to Design and Operate Camera System for Mars 2020 Mission

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Arizona State University has been selected by NASA to design, deliver and oversee the Mastcam-Z imaging investigation, a pair of color panoramic zoom cameras, on the next rover mission to be launched to the surface of Mars in 2020. Jim Bell, a...
31-Jul-2014 1:05 PM EDT

ASU Researcher Shows How Stress Hormones Promote Brain’s Building of Negative Memories

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A team from ASU and UC Irvine has discovered a key component to better understanding how traumatic memories may be strengthened in women. Their study's findings suggest that developing clinical treatments that could lower norepinephrine levels...
23-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Study Yields First Snapshots of Water Splitting in Photosynthesis

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An international team, led by Arizona State University scientists, has published today in Nature a groundbreaking study that shows the first snapshots of photosynthesis in action as it splits water into protons, electrons and oxygen, the process...
9-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Political Scientist Patrick Kenney Appointed ASU Vice Provost, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Patrick Kenney, a professor of political science, founding director of the School of Politics and Global Studies and director of The Institute for Social Science Research, has been appointed university vice provost and dean of the College of Liberal...
1-Jul-2014 4:10 PM EDT

ASU Scientist Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

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Biogeochemist Ariel Anbar has been selected as Arizona State University’s first Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professor. This distinguished honor recognizes Anbar’s pioneering research and teaching.
30-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Policy to the Public Through Narrative Nonfiction

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Creative Nonfiction Magazine launches a free interactive special issue in partnership with Arizona State University.
12-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT

ASU Researcher Leads National Effort to Transform Undergraduate Biology Education

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Working with a team from the University of Washington to collect feedback from more than 240 biologists nationwide, Arizona State University assistant professor Sara Brownell has developed a new, detailed core concept template called BioCore Guide. ...
2-Jun-2014 12:05 PM EDT

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Ho Hum Holidays? Ten Tips to Make the Season Joyful

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Arizona State University Associate Professor and family therapist Larry Dumka offers insight into making the most of the season by focusing on things that really matter to you and those you love.
11-Dec-2013 3:30 PM EST

Fountain of Youth to be Found in the Anthill?

Aging "“ we are all doing it. It is relentless and terminal. We stand in modern times with a span of a century to our name, at most. Technological wizardry abounds, so why do the factors that determine life span still elude us? If you ask...
20-Nov-2008 11:30 AM EST

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