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The New York Times | February 11, 2016

In this op-ed, Arizona State University theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, who sparked the rumors regarding the discovery of gravitational waves in September 2015, observes that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory's detection of gravitational waves will "shed light on the evolution of galaxies, stars and gravity" and that understanding gravitational waves will "push our current understanding of physics."
Krauss was also quoted in Wired, and USA Today.
 

The New York Magazine | February 10, 2016

A study conducted by Arizona State University researchers and their colleagues from Drexel University found that getting Tasered can temporarily impair a person's ability to remember and process information. The findings have implications for how the police dispense Miranda information in the wake of an incident.
The research was also quoted in Popular Mechanics and the International Business Times.
 

Market Watch | February 05, 2016

Arizona State University's new Center for Gender Equality in Science and Technology is blending research, practice and advocacy to increase the number of women of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Fox 10 Phoenix | February 04, 2016

NASA has selected a proposal from Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration to build and operate a spacecraft headed to the moon at the university.

Times Higher Education | February 02, 2016

Arizona State University, King's College in London and Australia's University of New South Wales is teaming up for an international alliance PLuS that aims to target global challenges related to sustainability, health and educational attainment.