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91-year-old brain researcher at ASU has no plans to retire anytime soon

azfamily.com | April 29, 2019

A brain research professor at ASU's BioDesign Institute, 91-year-old Dr. Paul Coleman has kept working well past that age and is still going.  

Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50% two years after fecal transplant

AZBio | April 20, 2019

"In a new study, “Long-term benefit of Microbiota Transfer Therapy in Autism Symptoms and Gut Microbiota,” published in Scientific Reports, Arizona State University researchers Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, Ph.D., James Adams, Ph.D, and lead author Dae-Wook Kang, Ph.D, demonstrate long-term beneficial effects for children diagnosed with ASD..." 

NASA Prepares to Build Spacecraft Bound for a Metal Asteroid

smithsonian.com | April 18, 2019

“The state of the art is profound ignorance about what we expect to find,” says Jim Bell, the deputy principal investigator of the Psyche mission. 

3 million-year-old comet piece found inside a meteorite, could contain building blocks of life

Fox News | April 16, 2019

The meteorite, known as LaPaz Icefield 02342, belongs to "a class of primitive carbonaceous chondrite meteorites that have undergone minimal changes" since being formed more than 4.5 billion years ago, outside Jupiter's orbit, according to Arizona State University research scientist Jemma Davidson. 

ASU gut treatment lessens autism symptoms, study says

azfamily.com | April 10, 2019

A breakthrough Arizona State University study that transfers good bacteria from one gut to another is finding major success with people who have autism. 

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