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New research to detect when storms will flood Valley streets

ABC15 Arizona | August 23, 2019

Researchers at Arizona State University are leading the way with new technology that will hopefully be able to detect when downpour from a storm has the potential to turn a street into a river. 

What To Feed Locusts

NPR | August 09, 2019

Researchers at Arizona State University are studying locusts in hopes of finding better ways of preventing swarms from destroying crops. 

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

TIME | August 08, 2019

To address the problem, the research team, which included scientists at Arizona State University, the City of Hope, Mayo Clinic, and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, developed a new way to pick up elusive cancer DNA. 

How flushing contact lenses down the toilet threatens the environment

ABC News | July 01, 2019

And then within the contact lens market, it’s a lot of daily disposables being used,” said Charles Rolsky, a researcher at Arizona State University. 

A Breakthrough in the Mystery of Why Women Get So Many Autoimmune Diseases

Atlantic Media Company | June 18, 2019

Some scientists now think the placenta itself might be the reason why women are so disproportionately affected. In a paper published last week in the journal Trends in Genetics, Melissa Wilson, an evolutionary biologist, along with her colleagues from Arizona State University, put forward an explanation called the “pregnancy-compensation hypothesis." 

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