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Climate change is making soils saltier, forcing many farmers to find new livelihoods

The Conversation | November 30, 2018

Today it would be very expensive and logistically challenging to gather enough salt to render large swaths of land infertile. But that is precisely what climate change is doing in many parts of the world.

ASU launches hub for Smart City Innovation

Campus Technology | November 30, 2018

Arizona State University is partnering with Amazon Web Services to create the ASU Smart City Cloud Innovation Center to build smarter communities in the Phoenix area.

How robots and humans can get along

Fast Company | November 30, 2018

Soon, robots and humans will be working side by side in fields ranging from health care to space exploration. Here are five design strategies for making those relationships as fruitful as possible.

5 ways to help robots work together with people

The Conversation | November 28, 2018

For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning lights on and off.

Alzheimer’s research funding reaches $1.9 billion, but experts say it’s still not enough

AZ Daily Sun | November 27, 2018

Edward Ofori, an Arizona State University professor, said more funds would increase the chances of finding a cure for a disease that as yet has no survivors

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