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Phoenix police study evaluating economic impact of retail theft

ABC 15 | November 01, 2017

Phoenix police are partnering with researchers at Arizona State University to evaluate the impact retail crimes have on the economy.

"The many small cases, they all add up," said ASU research economist Eva Madly. 

Did the Viking squirrel trade spread leprosy?

Forbes | October 31, 2017

Medieval medical historian Monica H. Green, a professor at Arizona State University, has raised serious issues with the current study. As she points out, "No genetics data confirms that [the] woman in Hoxne was infected by squirrels, nor has zoonotic transmission from squirrels been documented in any other case. 

Venting about boss? Research says choose co-workers carefully

KJZZ | October 31, 2017

The next time you complain about work, you may want to pay more attention to your co-workers' reactions. A new study finds their responses can impact your performance.

Venting about an unfair supervisor may seem like a good idea, but Michael Baer says you need to be careful.

Valley has 2nd-highest eviction rate among apartment dwellers in U.S., study finds

AZ Central | October 30, 2017

"I am surprised the Valley's apartment eviction rate ranks so high," said real estate analyst Mark Stapp, director of the Master of Real Estate Development program at Arizona State University. 

Heavy metal thunder: Protein can be switched on to conduct electricity like a metal

Science Daily | October 27, 2017

That was the case for ASU Regents' Professor and biophysicist Stuart Lindsay, who has spent his career building new microscopes that have become the eyes of nanotechnology and next-generation, rapid and low-cost DNA and amino acid readers to make precision medicine more of a reality.

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