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Deadly temperatures develop in one hour, new study finds

Forbes | May 30, 2018

Leaving your vehicle for just an hour in the hot sun, or even in the shade, creates conditions that are deadly, according to the findings of the new study by researchers from Arizona State University and University of California San Diego.

Humanity's ability to spread cancer is far more widespread than we thought

Inverse | May 25, 2018

Cancer rate has been found in all species where scientists have looked for it and human activities are known to strongly influence cancer rate in humans," Mathieu Giraudeau, Ph.D., also a ASU postdoctoral researcher, said in the statement. "So this human impact on wild environments might strongly influence the prevalence of cancer in wild populations, with additional consequences on ecosystem functioning."

ASU team working to make lithium batteries safer

AZ Family | May 25, 2018

Lithium-ion batteries typically catch fire from overheating or from microscopic lithium "needles" – known as dendrites – that can sprout on a battery surface, according to ASU professor Hanqing Jiang.

Is human activity cancerous for wild animals?

International Business Times | May 23, 2018

Researchers from Arizona State University want to know if we humans, as a species, are oncogenic, a term for species that causes cancer in others.

Connecting cybersecurity experts across government and industry

The Washington Post | May 22, 2018

Winterton is the director of strategy for Arizona State University's Global Security Initiative. In this role, she helps steer the university's cybersecurity research strategy and drives partnerships with government and industry. Winterton has provided expert testimony to the U.S. Senate on the impact of large data breaches. 

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