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."
How the Gut Microbiome Could Provide a New Tool to Treat Autism
smithsonian.com | June 14, 2019
"There is a very high correlation between [gastrointestinal] severity and autism severity—for language, for social interaction, for behavior, all of the core symptoms of autism,” says Jim Adams, a professor and autism researcher at Arizona State University.
To Map a Coral Reef, Peel Back the Seawater
The New York Times | June 10, 2019
Now, a team of scientists led by Greg Asner and Robin Martin of Arizona State University, has developed a suite of technologies to overcome these obstacles.
Arizona State University cracks top 10 in international patent rankings
Phoenix Business Journal | June 07, 2019
“The top 10 world ranking in patents is a reflection of ASU’s vibrant, innovative and entrepreneurial culture with a focus on impacting society,” said Sethuraman Panchanathan, executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research innovation officer at ASU, in a statement.