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azcentral | March 28, 2023

Teams of scientists have made significant steps toward reducing the size, cost and challenges of performing experiments like Nagaratnam's, and now, with a $90.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation, ASU researchers will construct a compact X-ray free electron laser (CXFEL). It's a tool that will allow researchers to glimpse atomic structures just a fraction of the width of a human hair.

Arizona PBS | February 13, 2023

Calviri, Inc. is a biotech startup that spun out of Arizona State University Biodesign Institute. It is focused on prevention and treatment of cancer. One of the core focuses of Calviri is developing an RNA-based vaccine for cancer.

KJZZ | February 06, 2023

Five years ago, KJZZ’s Arizona Science Desk reported on Arizona State University's plans to send a new, light-sensitive camera to explore the moon’s darkest regions. ShadowCam reached the moon aboard the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter about a month ago.

The Business Journals | February 03, 2023

An Arizona State University startup has received funding to validate research for fire-safe lithium-ion batteries.

Safe-Li, which holds a license to commercialize fire-safe lithium-ion and lithium-metal battery technology, received $300,000 in seed funding and was accepted into Shell’s GameChanger Program, according to an ASU annnouncement.

Forbes | January 24, 2023

Arizona State University (ASU) has announced that it will partner with Crash Course to offer a series of online courses for college credit that will begin on YouTube. The courses are a significant expansion of the current Study Hall collaboration between the three organizations and represent a new chapter in attempts to open more affordable pathways to higher education.