Chemistry
ASU researchers propose geomimicry as part of NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. Help them win by giving their “Big Idea” your vote.
June 01, 2019
Jim Miller grew up in the shadow of Texas’s oil fields. Now, he’s joining ASU LightWorks®, where he’ll be thinking up ways to create and harness alternative energy gleaned from renewable sources.
Robin Tricoles
August 31, 2018
Some soaps leave a residue that reaches far beyond your shower door. Rolf Halden tells us about the unexpected consequences of our obsession with antimicrobials and where we go from here.
August 23, 2017
Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute are pioneering the use of super-fast, super-bright X-rays to map out the structure of proteins. Their work is helping to replicate photosynthesis, develop better pain medications and more.
Kirk Davis
December 21, 2016
The structures of some of the most scientifically important biomolecules have been impossible to determine—until now. ASU researchers helped pioneer a technique for observing these proteins in action.
Skip Derra
August 15, 2016