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Linday Elkins-Tanton Named Director of Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration


Lindy Elkins-Tanton, an expert in planet formation and evolution, has been named director of Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration.
4/23/2014 6:05 PM EDT

ASU Engineers Help Make Advances in Virtual Artificial Heart Implantation


An ASU team has performed the first virtual implantation of a pioneering artificial heart, led by engineer David Frakes, with Phoenix Children's Hospital.
4/23/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Asteroids Made Easy


A team at Arizona State University is looking to mitigate risk involved in landing on an asteroid by building its own "patch of asteroid" inside of a small, spinning satellite
4/23/2014 5:55 PM EDT

Lawrence Krauss Honored at International Festival of Science Documentaries


Arizona State University professor Lawrence Krauss was honored at the Academia Film Olomouc, near Prague, for his contributions to public understanding of science, and for his work in increasing awareness of science in society.
4/21/2014 7:45 PM EDT

On the Brink of Extinction: ASU Researchers Urge Alternative Identification Methods for Threatened Species


Researchers at Arizona State University and Plymouth University in the United Kingdom want to change the way biologists think about the “gold standard” of collecting a “voucher” specimen for species identification. They suggest that current...
4/16/2014 4:10 PM EDT

Arizona State University Professor Chosen for Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship


2014 Guggenheim Fellow Cecilia Menjívar to write book that sheds light on strategies immigrants adopt to deal with the fear and risk of deportation and how their tenuous legal status experiences have transformative effects in their lives.
4/15/2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Journal on Responsible Innovation Launched


David Guston, director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at ASU, is the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Responsible Innovation
4/15/2014 3:35 PM EDT

Bioarchaeologists Link Climate Instability to Human Mobility in Ancient Sahara


Studies by researchers at Arizona State University and University of Chicago uncovered clues to how past peoples moved across their landscape as the once lush environment deteriorated.
4/15/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Ho Hum Holidays? Ten Tips to Make the Season Joyful


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.
12/11/2013 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...
11/20/2008 11:30 AM EST

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