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Article ID: 631941

Study Takes Aim at Mitigating the Human Impact on the Central Valley

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

As more people move to different regions of the country it will require planners to use as many tools as they can to develop urban areas that satisfy population demands and not over burden the environment. A new study from Arizona State University (ASU) details some of the dynamics at play as one region of the country, the Central Valley of California, braces for substantial population growth and all it entails.

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30-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT
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    18-Feb-2015 7:00 AM EST

Article ID: 629700

New Biomimicry Center Puts ASU at the Forefront of Emerging Discipline

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

A new cooperative venture at Arizona State University aims to make ASU a key academic hub for the emerging discipline of biomimicry.

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18-Feb-2015 7:00 AM EST
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Newswise: ASU, Santa Fe Institute Launch Center for Biosocial Complex Systems
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    12-Jan-2015 7:00 AM EST

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ASU, Santa Fe Institute Launch Center for Biosocial Complex Systems

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Arizona State University and the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) will officially launch a research and educational collaboration to advance understanding of problems that stretch across complex biological and social systems.

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8-Jan-2015 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: How Lizards Regenerate Their Tails: Researchers Discover Genetic ‘Recipe’

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

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 mystery. The scientists have discovered the genetic “recipe” for lizard tail regeneration, which may come down to using genetic ingredients in just the right mixture and amounts.

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20-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: NASA Chooses ASU to Design and Operate Camera System for Mars 2020 Mission

Article ID: 621409

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

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 professor in ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, will be the principal investigator overseeing the investigation.

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31-Jul-2014 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: ASU Researcher Shows How Stress Hormones Promote Brain’s Building of Negative Memories

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

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 immediately following a traumatic event might offer a way to prevent this memory-enhancing mechanism from occurring.

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23-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Study Yields First Snapshots of Water Splitting in Photosynthesis

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Study Yields First Snapshots of Water Splitting in Photosynthesis

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 that maintains Earth’s oxygen atmosphere.

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9-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Political Scientist Patrick Kenney Appointed ASU Vice Provost, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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 Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

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1-Jul-2014 4:10 PM EDT
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Newswise: ASU Scientist Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
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    30-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 620009

ASU Scientist Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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.

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30-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Policy to the Public Through Narrative Nonfiction

Article ID: 619227

Policy to the Public Through Narrative Nonfiction

Arizona State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Creative Nonfiction Magazine launches a free interactive special issue in partnership with Arizona State University.

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12-Jun-2014 6:00 PM EDT
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