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AZ Family | January 28, 2021

Dr. Joshua LaBaer, Executive Director of the ASU Biodesign Institute, said that researchers are looking for signs of the U.K. variant in Arizona. "The COVID-19 test that ASU does, the saliva test, I believe is the only test in the state that would reflect at least the B117, the U.K. variant. We have not seen an outbreak of that pattern yet although we continue monitoring it."

AZ Big Media | January 27, 2021

Arizona State University has a multitude of people working in 25 labs on facets of robotics including artificial intelligence, rehabilitation, exoskeletons, foldable robots, collective behavior, human-robot collaboration, brain-machine interfaces and more.

ABC15 | January 20, 2021

Despite a recent downturn reported in some COVID-19 hospitalization metrics, an Arizona State University expert is warning the state may yet to see the peak of this surge.

AZ Big Media | January 20, 2021

A new study from Elliott D. Pollack and Company found that SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center “is a job creator with outsized ripple effects” on economic development in the region, with an estimated impact of $58.2 billion over the next 30 years and with even more value as a brand representing innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Slate | January 19, 2021

The United States needs a Continuity of the Economy plan to ensure we can reconstitute the economy in the wake of a devastating cyberattack, argue experts including researchers from Arizona State University.