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Preventing predictable disasters | ASU KEDtalk

The Interstate 10 spans the continental U.S. and offers a living laboratory for exploring the biggest issues of our time. Duke Reiter explains how ASU’s Ten Across (10X) initiative is using this transect to plan a resilient future.

 Gaymon Bennett

Can innovation exist without soul work? ASU KEDtalk

Is innovation always good? And is more always better? Not without "soul work," says Gaymon Bennett. He explains what soul work, shadow and spirituality have to do with our fixation on innovation in a new KEDtalk format with bonus podcast.

 ASU faculty members, David Allee, Sidney Hecht, Jianming Liang and Nongjian Tao, named as Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Four ASU faculty named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Joining the inaugural class of Senior Members, ASU innovators expand ASU’s longstanding involvement in the NAI.

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Seed grants sprout novel health research

Mayo Clinic and ASU collaborations launch novel research with the goal of improving patient care.

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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.