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Driving innovation in Arizona: A Q&A with Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan discusses the Institute for Automated Mobility, his new role as Gov. Doug Ducey's adviser for science and technology and how Arizona's public universities play an essential role in advancing innovation for the state.

Hidden ingredients in food choice

What factors influence which foods you pick up at the supermarket or pack into your lunchbox? Carola Grebitus studies consumer food choices and how they relate to health and sustainability.

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.

Study helps I-10 keep on truckin'

A tri-university research project plans for the future of Interstate-10 with efficiency, safety and sustainability in mind.

Big, bigger, biggest: Data in the digital age

Advances in technology are generating vast quantities of data. The "big data" enables new research and personalized experiences, but poses challenges for privacy and security.

Transit-oriented development helps cities ease off the gas

The way we design and build our cities can help drive people’s transportation choices. ASU researchers are helping local cities promote sustainable transit.

Understanding unemployment

Years after the start of the most recent economic recession, unemployment rates are still higher than normal. What will it take for Arizona, and the nation, to bounce back?

The political economy of food

The imbalance of food distribution throughout the world inspired undergraduate Jaron Reed to study the environmental and socioeconomic implications of the fast-food industry.