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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.
December 21, 2016
Making movies of molecular machines
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.
August 15, 2016
Locally tailored programs put peer pressure in its place
Culturally relevant interventions developed at ASU empower young people to evade the peer pressure that can lead to substance abuse.
August 11, 2016
Soap's dirty secret
Antimicrobial consumer products are ineffective and pose a serious environmental hazard. Research from ASU is informing efforts to regulate those pervasive chemicals.
August 08, 2016
A flexible future for today’s technologies
From X-ray machines that can wrap around gas pipelines to computer displays embedded in soldiers’ uniforms—ASU is manufacturing devices that stretch the possibilities of electronic technologies.
July 25, 2016
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