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What Apple's fight with FBI could mean going forward

KJZZ | February 24, 2016

Arizona State University Professor of Practice Dan Gillmor from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication sheds light on what Apple's fight wtih FBI on unlocking security features could mean for future privacy issues.

Study says climate change pushes fish toward poles, threatening food source for the poor

Reuters | February 24, 2016

A research team consisting of scientists from Arizona State University and other institutions has found that uncertain climatic conditions are pushing fish toward North and South Poles, threatening the traditional food sources of countries located closer to the Equator, some of which are poor.

How to keep smart people in Phoenix

The Arizona Republic | February 22, 2016

What does it take to keep smart, entrepreneurial college graduates in the Phoenix metro area? Sethuraman "Panch" Panchanathan, chief research and innovation officer and executive vice president of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise, shares his insight in this Arizona Republic op-ed piece.

How armbands can translate sign language

MIT Technology Review | February 17, 2016

Arizona State University researchers and students are helping translate American Sign Language gestures into text on a screen with the help of a project called Sceptre. The project uses armbands on a user to help the software learn sign language and translate it into text.

Cancer research moves to the cloud to improve patient care

The Boston Globe | February 17, 2016

Anna Barker, an Arizona State University scientist who helped develop the Cancer Genome Atlas during her tenure at the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute, said that having access to the atlas that contains relevant data pertaining to cancers in nearly 11,000 patients will further advance research in the direction of a cancer "moonshot."

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