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Hearing cochlear implants

What does the world sound like to people with cochlear implants? Michael Dorman talks about how these hearing devices work and his research into making them work better.

Cultivating the food desert

Phoenix may be located in the desert, but certain areas are also considered food deserts. Without access to grocery stores, residents must find alternative ways to get affordable and nutritious foods.

The future of health care

ASU researchers are working to develop more personalized medical tests and treatments, and simultaneously lower the costs of health care.

Local foods get more accessible

It's easier than ever to support the local food movement and reap all the benefits of buying fresh foods from your community farmers market.

Mixed reality rehabilitation

Artists and engineers are working together to help rehabilitate stroke survivors.

Hormone in birth control shot linked to memory loss

The hormone used in Depo Provera has been shown to impair memory in rodents.

Measuring glucose with tears

Undergraduate students at ASU are seeking new technologies to help diabetics, like measuring glucose levels in tears rather than blood.

Student contributes to cancer detection

Undergraduate Paul Akhenblit tests protein molecules in an effort to improve cancer diagnosis--perhaps even before symptoms arise.

Homeless in the heat

Imagine having no relief from the unrelenting Phoenix heat. For thousands of homeless people, that's not an unthinkable experience - it's daily life.

Dollars for diseases: Where do they come from?

Finding funding to research some diseases can be more difficult than for others. An ASU grad looked at which diseases received favorable attention and why.