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Here are the Phoenix-area jobs most likely to be taken by a robot

AZ Central | November 08, 2017

Garcia and others spoke during a panel discussion Tuesday at the Arizona State University Morrison Institute for Public Policy, where officials contemplated what will happen to the economy as autonomous vehicles take over for truck drivers, self-service kiosks take food orders at restaurants such as Panera and machines cook the meals at fast-food restaurants.

Third-generation glassblower makes custom pieces for scientists

AZ PBS | November 07, 2017

Christine Roeger’s artwork can be seen from space – because that’s where NASA sent it.

Roeger, director for Arizona State University’s Glassblowing Facility, says glassblowing is in her blood. It’s a family trade that started with her grandfather in Wisconsin, where he made glass at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Eating at night might be killing you? Research links late meals to heart disease

Newsweek | November 07, 2017

While this study was performed in rats, psychologist Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, an outside researcher who studies neurobiology and addiction at Arizona State University, told Newsweek the paper is an interesting addition to the progress already made exploring nutrition, the microbiome and the brain. 

Ancient animal and human bone cuts could be the work of crocodile teeth instead of early butchers

Science Magazine | November 06, 2017

Curtis Marean, a paleoanthropologist at Arizona State University’s Institute of Human Origins in Tempe, and a co-author on the 2010 paper, and his graduate student Jacob Harris, say in an email to Science that “a reassignment of agency based on nothing more than another look by the experts is not appropriate”.

As cities centralize, are the suburbs dying?

KJZZ | November 06, 2017

“This is a reshuffling of population. It is not necessarily a good-to-bad, bad-to-good situation. It is a reshuffling, reordering of how we live,” according to Dr. Meagan Ehlenz, an associate professor in Arizona State University’s School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning.

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