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The affair of the gene-edited babies rumbles on

The Economist | December 14, 2018

The project, masterminded by Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University and Benjamin Hurlbut of Arizona State University, in Tempe, who are both social scientists rather than geneticists, will try to broaden discussion about the technology.

ASU Smart City Innovation Center announced

Arizona Chamber Business News | December 13, 2018

Now, Arizona State University is getting in on the smart city game with its own planned tech community research.

ASU sleep study reveals lack of good sleep can worsen social inequality

Arizona PBS | December 07, 2018

A new study by Arizona State University’s T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics shows that lack of sleep could exacerbate social inequality. Connor Sheehan, a professor in the school, tells us more about his report.

Cancer researchers seek method to identify cancer cell mutations

Arizona PBS | December 07, 2018

The aggressive form of cancer is caused by a mutation in cells. Dr. Joshua LaBaer of Arizona State University’s BioDesign Institute and his partner are trying to figure out what is causing those mutations and that would lead to better treatments.

Geminid 2018 meteor shower: How to see the year's best meteor shower over Arizona

AZcentral | December 07, 2018

Meteor activity is expected to pick up over the next week with the Geminid meteor shower peaking on the night of Thursday, Dec. 13, into the early morning of Friday, Dec. 14. That's when the shower produces the most meteors — at a rate of 80 to 100 per hour.

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