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Arizona State University's Chief Research and Innovation Officer Appointed VP of National Academy Of Inventors

India AbroadSeptember 17, 2018

Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, executive vice president of Arizona State University's Knowledge Enterprise Development and its chief research and innovation officer, has been appointed vice president of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) to strategically advance research, innovation, entrepreneurship and education through invention. 

Chiral molecules may have hitched meteor rides to planets

Space.comSeptember 04, 2018

Sandra Pizzarello of the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University, and Christopher Yarnes of the University of California-Davis' Department of Planetary Sciences, studied extracts from the Murchison meteorite, which landed in Australia in 1969 and remains one of the most studied meteorites given its 200-pound (90 kilogram) heft and carbon-rich composition.

Plastic containers pose health risks for children, pediatricians warn

FOX NewsAugust 02, 2018

In fact, when these changes occur in microwave safe containers, “that means a certain area designed not to come in contact with food is coming in contact with food and potentially more chemicals present in that container will migrate into food,”  Rolf Halden, director of the Center for Environmental Security at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.

Do 5-minute workouts really work?

NBC NewsJuly 31, 2018

Glenn Gaesser, director of the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center at Arizona State University, studied how young adults who engaged in short bursts of high intensity interval exercise and sprint interval exercise had similar results in terms of fat loss and cardiovascular health as those who did longer workouts, or “continuous steady-state exercise.”

Scientists reveal anti-Herpes meds are new way to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

EconoTimesJuly 17, 2018

In the study that was published on Neuron Journal, experts from the Arizona State University in Phoenix and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City found that those with Alzheimer's have more human herpesviruses (HHV-6A and HHV-7) in their brains compared to those who do not have the disease.

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