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ASU researchers combining biology, archaeology to study life in the past

KJZZ | September 13, 2017

To find out more, I visited Kelly Knudson’s office. She’s director of the Center for Bioarcheological Research at ASU, and I started our conversation by asking if bioarchaeology could fairly be described as a matter of trying to figure out the lives of people, as opposed to just maybe where they might have been.

Is growing up with money a risk factor for drug and alcohol addiction?

U.S. News & World Report | September 12, 2017

 In the younger group, by the age of 22 years, rates of addiction to drugs or alcohol among women were between 11 and 16 percent close to national norms; but the rates of addiction were 19 to 27 percent among men – about twice as high as national norms, notes Suniya Luthar, a professor of psychology at Arizona State University and a professor emerita at Columbia University's Teachers College in New York City, who led the research.

How can community, police work together to ensure protests are safe?

KJZZ | September 12, 2017

We wanted to dig into these issues a bit so we spoke with Michael Scott, the director of ASU’s Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, and Rashad Shabazz, an associate professor at ASU’s School of Social Transformation.

China's delayed moon mission sparks debate over lunar samples

Scientific American | September 11, 2017

“[Mons Rümker] is a great target for a sample-return mission as we have no Apollo samples from mare[s] less than roughly three billion years old, says Mark Robinson, a leading lunar expert at Arizona State University.

This research could change medicine, technology, and our future and how it is growing here

Phoenix Business Journal | September 11, 2017

ASU’s Yan Lan at its Biodesign Institute focuses on DNA nanotechnology and other molecular engineering research.

“Researching DNA from a mechanical engineering perspective is remarkable and very unique to the field,” said ASU molecular design professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos who hosted Castro.

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