Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, studies show
The Guardian | September 08, 2017
“Everybody is being exposed to some degree at any given time, from gestation through death,” researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Arizona State University wrote in 2013.
ASU researchers seek to create more effective diagnostics tests
The State Press | September 06, 2017
“The scientists here not only come from all over the world but all sorts of disciplines,” Joe Caspermeyer, Biodesign Institute’s communications representative, said. “We have about 100 research scientists working here, about 500 personnel and 13 research centers working to solve everything from big problems (like cancer) to the latest outbreaks like Zika.”
Pondering Voyagers' interstellar journeys, and our own
The New York Times | September 05, 2017
Lawrence M. Krauss, a theoretical physicist, is director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University and the author, most recently, of “The Greatest Story Ever Told — So Far”
How this ASU spinout is making fighting cancer personal
Phoenix Business Journal | September 05, 2017
“Once we saw the potential of the difference it could make, we all felt obligated that we had to do something,” said David Richardson, co-founder and CEO of bioSyntagma LLC, a spinout of ASU. “If we didn’t do anything with the idea and make it a business, it would help no one.”
Indexing is still on top, but active management can play a role, too
CNBC | September 05, 2017
A recent study by Hendrik Bessembinder, a professor in Arizona State University's business school, found that since 1926, the entire net gain of the U.S. stock market can be attributed to just 4 percent of companies.