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 Complexity science uses big data to help decision-makers

Big data, big decisions

Complexity science helps us make better decisions—from detangling trade webs to preparing for climate crises.

 Ariel Anbar ASU KEDtalk

ASU KEDtalk: Designing Earth's future

Ariel Anbar spent years studying our planet’s past. Then a simple question inspired him to consider our role in designing Earth’s future for the better.

 ASU Regents’ Professor Robert Nemanich develops diamond wafers that provide an alternative to silicon for electronics that can function in high-temperature, high-pressure or radioactive environments.

Diamond electronics offer brilliant solutions

When the heat is on and the pressure is high, that’s when diamonds really shine. ASU scientists are using these gems in electronics, health care and even space exploration.

ASU KEDtalk: What soap leaves behind

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.

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Research Growth Areas

How do we feed a growing world population? Is space travel commercially viable? What if we could detect disease before they do permanent harm? ASU researchers are polling their expertise in the natural sciences, engineering, arts and humanities to address big challenges and answer important questions. Learn about key areas where ASU is making discoveries that make a difference.