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Scientists at ASU work with microgrids to power and empower impoverished communities

The State Press | March 15, 2018

Hanna Breetz, a scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley School of Sustainability, said that it is important to consider sustainability in more than just the ecological sense. Technology, in order to be maximally efficient and useful, must be economically and culturally sustainable as well.

Phoenix taking action to cut heat-related deaths during dangerous summer months

ABC 15 | March 14, 2018

He said the city is already working with Harvard and Arizona State University researchers to come up with a program to improve living conditions with scientifically proven solutions. Stanton said he hopes it can become a model for the nation.

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking dies

The Scientist | March 14, 2018

Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist at the Arizona State University and a friend and colleague of Hawking, tells NPR that the British physicist discovered something “truly remarkable” at a young age—that, theoretically, some kind of particle could radiate out of black holes, an idea that ran counter to what physicists expected from gravity.

Are vending machines a safe way to dispense medication?

Channel 12 News | March 14, 2018

MedAvail is planning to add somewhere around 20 of these APMs to Arizona by the end of 2018. These types of machines have already been used by the Health Services Department at Arizona State University for years, but this is bringing quicker pharmacy wait times to everyone.

Explore a prototype moon colony this weekend at ASU

AZ Family | March 13, 2018

It's still unfinished now, but in just a few days, the stage at Galvin Playhouse on ASU's Tempe campus will be transformed into a prototype lunar city.

Co-creator Jake Pinholster calls it "Luna City 2175." Visitors are asked to imagine that people have lived on the moon now for generations.

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