Life sciences
Understanding desert ecosystems is more pressing now than ever. By matching elusive ecological questions with innovative engineering methods, ASU students and researchers are getting answers faster.
Mikala Kass
January 13, 2021
A countywide survey tested a representative sample of residents for COVID-19 antibodies and found higher instances of infection than previously known.
Pete Zrioka
November 17, 2020
Delicate leaves, ancient hippos and meteorites that fell long ago — the world of fossils is much more complex than piles of dino bones. On National Fossil Day, ASU researchers share what we can learn from these unusual specimens.
Mikala Kass
October 13, 2020
Though you probably see COVID-19 case numbers reported daily, the total number remains unknown due to undiagnosed infections. To address this gap, Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Mayo Clinic and ASU are collaborating on a program to provide free, voluntary and confidential antibody testing to randomly selected residents in the county.
Pete Zrioka
September 02, 2020
Where there’s smoke, there’s usually Stephen Pyne. The ASU professor emeritus has battled blazes at the Grand Canyon, published books about the history and management of wildfires, and taught a course called “Fire” — so it’s no surprise he’s the guy journalists call when a new wildfire strikes.
Lori K. Baker
August 24, 2020