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 A young woman, backlight from above by the sun, drinks from a bottle of water. Photo by Andy DeLisle.

Watering down diabetes

ASU researcher Stavros Kavouras sees the glass half full in the fight against diabetes. His research shows that proper hydration could combat negative health outcomes.

Luminosity — where creative genius works | ASU KEDtalk

Mark Naufel launched Luminosity with moonshot ideas in mind. Now, interdisciplinary teams of students with bright ideas are designing, building and deploying innovations that positively impact society.

 Students code research data in ASU

Chewing the fat: How we talk about our bodies

“Does this make me look fat?” has become a part of regular conversation. ASU researchers are exploring what this means culturally.

 Students, Faculty and Administrators from Chemonics and ASU pose in front of Old Main after graduation ceremony.

ASU grants 'MiniMasters' to Chemonics employees at global graduation

ASU and Chemonics partnership on "MiniMasters" program opens doors to global education opportunities for Chemonics employees worldwide.

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The Knowledge Enterprise

ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship and economic development at ASU, in Arizona and globally.

 

Research Growth Areas

How do we feed a growing world population? Is space travel commercially viable? What if we could detect disease before they do permanent harm? ASU researchers are polling their expertise in the natural sciences, engineering, arts and humanities to address big challenges and answer important questions. Learn about key areas where ASU is making discoveries that make a difference.