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Making rice green

Traditional rice farming techniques are not sustainable. But how do you change a process that’s deeply ingrained in culture, for a crop that nourishes half the world?

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ASU KEDtalk: Plagued with questions

In many parts of the world, locust swarms devastate crops and communities. Arianne Cease is trying to change that.

National Academy of Inventors chapter celebrates ASU innovation

The Celebration of Innovation recognized new patent holders, startup founders and new chapter members.

Safe, sustainable science earns researcher praise

Gary Moore, recipient of the 2018 University Laboratory Safety Award, uses water efficient technology in his nanomaterials lab to protect both the people inside and the world outside.

Shaking up proteins with engineering

A mix of chemical engineering and structural biology offers a perfect recipe for everything from making green nanomaterials to finding new drug targets.

Asking what it means to be human

ASU anthropologists work side by side to peer into our human past and illuminate our future.

ASU KEDtalk: Democratizing digital design

Technology is not created to reflect the rich diversity of people that use it, says Jessica Rajko. She contends that adding more voices in the design process will create not only more inclusive tech experiences but better technology overall.

Hidden ingredients in food choice

What factors influence which foods you pick up at the supermarket or pack into your lunchbox? Carola Grebitus studies consumer food choices and how they relate to health and sustainability.

ASU KEDtalk: Change everything, all at once

By revealing what is hidden in plain sight, Chris Wharton illuminates a path to health, wealth, happiness and sustainability.

ASU KEDtalk: Water, a pricing paradox

Water is cheap. It falls from the sky. But the infrastructure to store, transport and clean it is expensive. Michael Hanemann brings the true cost to the surface and explains why it’s going to get higher.

Researcher develops diagnostics ASAP—as safe as possible

Developing a better test for tuberculosis is important work. So is protecting scientists from the infectious diseases they study. ASU’s Lab Safety Innovation Award celebrates and promotes ASU’s commitment to safe research practices.

Giant telescope will bring deep space into sharper focus

There’s much we don’t know about the universe. But ASU has joined an international consortium to build the most advanced telescope to date, with the potential to unlock some of the most elusive mysteries about space.

Cisco Innovation Challenge helps students launch their ventures

Maricopa Community College students pitched ideas ranging from novel water-saving solutions to home health tests in a seed-funding competition designed to grow their innovative ventures.