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ASU tech professor weighs in on the dangers of phone

ABC 15 | March 09, 2018

"We need to have a good, long talk with ourselves and our devices and reassess things," said Matt Sopha, clinical assistant professor of information systems in the W.P. Caray School of Business at ASU. 

Klaus Lackner didn't set out to save the world, but he thinks his machine could help

The Arizona Republic | March 08, 2018

For two decades — including the last four years at ASU — Lackner has pioneered and promoted a process called direct air capture, which would allow humankind to take back what it has already spewed into the atmosphere.

More of the Bay area could be underwater in 2100 than previously expected

The New York Times | March 07, 2018

The authors of the report — Manoochehr Shirzaei, a professor at Arizona State University and Roland Bürgmann, a professor at University of California, Berkeley — have combined land elevation data with rising sea level projections. And they are now challenging the current flood threat projections as too conservative.

FDA approves first direct-to-consumer test for breast cancer risk

Scientific American | March 07, 2018

For women with Ashkenazi ancestry, the test “is not too bad as a screen,” said Robert Cook-Deegan of Arizona State University, a longtime scholar in the field of genomics ethics and law.

Here's the best way to protect yourself from a norovirus outbreak

LiveScience | March 07, 2018

"When your mother told you to always wash your hands before coming to the dinner table … she was right," study lead author Sherry Towers, a professor at Arizona State University's Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center, said in a statement.

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