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ASU scientist the mastermind behind space device that found water on asteroid Bennu

AZFamily.com | December 19, 2018

ASU scientist Dr. Phil Christensen's OTES device finds water on the astroid Bennu, which will help shine a new light on the history of the Earth. 

Is 'Rudolph' Racist? Viewing Old Art Through A Modern Lens

KJZZ | December 19, 2018

During this winter holiday season, maybe you’ve turned on the television or dialed up a subscriber service to catch one of the old classics — like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

But some on social media are saying that Rudolph, in particular, has racist and bigoted elements and is out of step with our current sensibilities.

What Can Cacti Tell Us About Cancer?

KJZZ | December 14, 2018

Carlo Maley and Athena Aktipis have helped set up a cactus garden on the school’s Tempe campus — but the garden doesn’t feature the kinds of specimens you might expect to see. Instead, they’re plants with kinds of malformations on them.

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.

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