Humanity's ability to spread cancer is far more widespread than we thought
Inverse | May 25, 2018
Cancer rate has been found in all species where scientists have looked for it and human activities are known to strongly influence cancer rate in humans," Mathieu Giraudeau, Ph.D., also a ASU postdoctoral researcher, said in the statement. "So this human impact on wild environments might strongly influence the prevalence of cancer in wild populations, with additional consequences on ecosystem functioning."
ASU team working to make lithium batteries safer
AZ Family | May 25, 2018
Lithium-ion batteries typically catch fire from overheating or from microscopic lithium "needles" – known as dendrites – that can sprout on a battery surface, according to ASU professor Hanqing Jiang.
Is human activity cancerous for wild animals?
International Business Times | May 23, 2018
Researchers from Arizona State University want to know if we humans, as a species, are oncogenic, a term for species that causes cancer in others.
Connecting cybersecurity experts across government and industry
The Washington Post | May 22, 2018
Winterton is the director of strategy for Arizona State University's Global Security Initiative. In this role, she helps steer the university's cybersecurity research strategy and drives partnerships with government and industry. Winterton has provided expert testimony to the U.S. Senate on the impact of large data breaches.
The exact age when puppies are the cutest to humans
NBC Today | May 18, 2018
Lead researcher Clive Wynne, professor of psychology and director of Arizona State University's Canine Science Collaboratory, thought there might be a link between puppies' weaning age and their level of attractiveness to humans.