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ASU ranks in top 5 for inventions, patents, patent deals and startups

ASU ranked in the top five across all four categories according to the Association of University Technology Managers’ latest survey of 180 reporting institutions on licensing activities at U.S. universities and research institutions.

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ASU startup DNA Biotronix wins grand prize in Skysong Innovations Startup Challenge

With $50,000 in seed investment, the startup is one step closer to developing tiny, noninvasive wearable devices to measure real-time glucose levels in sweat.

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ASU to lead USAID award to bolster leadership, entrepreneurial training for African youth

Backed by $80 million in funding — the largest USAID award in the university’s history — ASU is assembling a coalition to empower Africa’s youth with the tools, education and network to succeed.

Knowledge Enterprise in the news

How to improve your sex life, according to psychologists

An ASU study examined the associations between exciting or challenging experiences couples shared on vacations and physical intimacy and relationship satisfaction.

Read on newsweek.com

How new strides in nanotechnology could improve cancer treatment

A team of ASU researchers created a nanodevice that can selectively target cancer cells to administer cancer-fighting drugs right where they’re needed.

Read on kjzz.org

An ASU professor is cracking open the weirdly profitable world of criminal bug smuggling

A team of seven ASU researchers is working to study illegally smuggled insects and help law enforcement catch the criminals behind it.

Read on 12news.com

ASU, Phoenix, others will share $15 million to develop climate, sustainability solutions

The Southwest Sustainability Innovation Engine is to receive funding in order to further research on economically competitive solutions to regional challenges.

Read on azcentral.com

Americans don’t sleep enough. The long-term effects are dire, especially for Black people

Researchers at ASU contribute to studies about the effects of sleep deprivation on Black and Hispanic people.

Read on usatoday.com

The Opioid Crisis Is Now Being Tracked with Wastewater

Environmental engineer Erin Driver comments on wastewater-based epidemiology and how it opens new avenues for research.

Read on scientificamerican.com

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