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Glass Act

From glass birdhouses to hanging vacuum chambers, ASU glassblower Christine Roeger creates customized tools for researchers.

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Better living – and eating – through plants

ASU research shows how to make plants produce more food, even in drought or salty soil. But there are challenges to getting this work off—or into—the ground.

KEDtalks: Charting a course for Colorado River water

We’ve portioned out more of the Colorado River’s water than it can deliver. How do we navigate the rapids of water management without capsizing under growing demand? Dave White of ASU’s Decision Center for a Desert City explains how to stay afloat.

New perspectives on an ancient disease

From astronomers to engineers to theoretical physicists, ASU researchers are looking at cancer through many disciplinary lenses to make headway against this multifaceted and persistent disease.

KEDtalks: Visitors from another world

Gazing at the night sky conjures deep questions about the universe. Meenakshi Wadhwa, professor at the School of Earth and Space Exploration and director of the Center for Meteorite Studies, invites us to look at the planetary ‘Rosetta stones’ right here on Earth that can give us answers.

Under pressure: How couples cope with stress

Looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas? How about the gift of a less stressful relationship all year long? ASU researchers explore how couples cope with stress and offer five tips for a stronger connection.

Study helps I-10 keep on truckin'

A tri-university research project plans for the future of Interstate-10 with efficiency, safety and sustainability in mind.

KEDtalks: Risk is not just a four letter word

Most people don't like talking about risk. Andrew Maynard of ASU's Risk Innovation Lab does it for a living. Learn how he thinks we can all tackle risk challenges by framing them as values.

KEDtalks: Weekending on the moon

Is a weekend on the moon just around the corner? ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration Professor Jim Bell makes the case for why deep space is the new economic frontier and what that will mean for humanity.

X-ray visionaries

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute are pioneering the use of super-fast, super-bright X-rays to map out the structure of proteins. Their work is helping to replicate photosynthesis, develop better pain medications and more.

Imagine the possibilities

What kind of future do you want? As we celebrate the holidays and a new year, KED encourages you to imagine the possibilities.