Home / News and views

News and views

Honey bees’ importance to the environment and businesses

Tony Thai | December 20, 2018

Chelsea Cook, a postdoctoral researcher at ASU’s Honey Bee Research Lab on the Polytechnic campus, believes honeybees are worth billions of dollars.

What Can Cacti Tell Us About Cancer?

KJZZ | December 14, 2018

Carlo Maley and Athena Aktipis have helped set up a cactus garden on the school’s Tempe campus — but the garden doesn’t feature the kinds of specimens you might expect to see. Instead, they’re plants with kinds of malformations on them.

The affair of the gene-edited babies rumbles on

The Economist | December 14, 2018

The project, masterminded by Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University and Benjamin Hurlbut of Arizona State University, in Tempe, who are both social scientists rather than geneticists, will try to broaden discussion about the technology.

ASU Smart City Innovation Center announced

Arizona Chamber Business News | December 13, 2018

Now, Arizona State University is getting in on the smart city game with its own planned tech community research.

ASU sleep study reveals lack of good sleep can worsen social inequality

Arizona PBS | December 07, 2018

A new study by Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics shows that lack of sleep could exacerbate social inequality. Connor Sheehan, a professor in the school, tells us more about his report.

Media contacts

Leslie Minton
ASU Media Relations
P: (480) 727-4294

Iti Agnihotri
Knowledge Enterprise Development
P: (480) 884-1824