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ASU KEDtalk: Water, a pricing paradox

Water is cheap. It falls from the sky. But the infrastructure to store, transport and clean it is expensive. Michael Hanemann brings the true cost to the surface and explains why it’s going to get higher.

 Mitch Magee in his lab

Researcher develops diagnostics ASAP—as safe as possible

Developing a better test for tuberculosis is important work. So is protecting scientists from the infectious diseases they study. ASU’s Lab Safety Innovation Award celebrates and promotes ASU’s commitment to safe research practices.

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We're celebrating 365 days of innovation with our latest holiday video!

 A rendering of the Giant Magellan Telescope sitting atop Las Campanas Peak in Chile. Slated for competition in 2026, the telescope will boast an optical surface of 24.5 meters in diameter, making it the first in a new generation of extremely large telescopes.

Giant telescope will bring deep space into sharper focus

There’s much we don’t know about the universe. But ASU has joined an international consortium to build the most advanced telescope to date, with the potential to unlock some of the most elusive mysteries about space.

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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.