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A ‘living drug’ that beats cancer | ASU KEDtalk

Could unleashing the body’s immune system cure cancer? Karen Anderson reveals how a scientific breakthrough that empowers the body’s own cancer-killing T cells offers new hope.

With urban fishing, there’s a catch

Fishing in urban lakes and ponds can provide an inexpensive source of protein and other nutrients. But ASU’s Beth Polidoro says regulation of waterways doesn’t cast a wide enough net.

TEDxASU event looked ahead to the future

At the March 25 event, held at Gammage Auditorium, speakers explored everything from the democratization of space exploration and AI's role in ending sex trafficking to the future of cancer diagnosis. Watch the recently uploaded TED talks here.

IoT entrepreneurs create a wealth of smart stuff

ASU’s entrepreneurial ecosystem gives rise to smart devices that improve our health, security and well-being.

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.

What poop says about your health | ASU KEDtalk

For Meli'sa Crawford, talking about poop isn’t gross or impolite — it’s an important part of a day’s work. She studies poop to learn about the microbiome, or gut bacteria, and to understand how gut bacteria affect your health.

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.

Seed grants sprout novel health research

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

Little laser focuses on proteins at work

ASU’s new compact X-ray free electron laser will create movies of proteins at work. It will help scientists create drugs without side effects, understand how nature makes fuel from sunlight, and more — at a fraction of the size of existing particle accelerators.

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.

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