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When the heat is on and the pressure is high, that’s when diamonds really shine. ASU scientists are using these gems in electronics, health care and even space exploration.

Catch up with ASU professor Devoney Looser about her new book tracing Jane Austen’s rise to fame and the role the author has played in her own life – including her wardrobe.

Some soaps leave a residue that reaches far beyond your shower door. Rolf Halden tells us about the unexpected consequences of our obsession with antimicrobials and where we go from here.

Lots of people think dogs are unique in their intelligence. Clive Wynne, director of ASU’s Canine Science Collaboratory, says that’s not true. But he knows what makes dogs truly special.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

The Student Alliance Against Trafficking is a partnership between the ASU student organization All Walks Project and the ASU McCain Institute for International Leadership. Together they are helping to launch student groups at campuses across the country to raise awareness about human trafficking and work to end it. 

 

 

As director of ASU’s Global Security Initiative, Nadya Bliss is tackling seemingly-unsolvable “wicked” problems ranging from information security to the spread of infectious disease. She says we need to embrace complexity—not try to remove it out of fear of failure—if we are to face these challenges successfully.

Congratulations to Lindy Elkins-Tanton, director of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration, for winning a NASA Discovery mission to the asteroid Psyche! Hear Elkins-Tanton talk about the mission and how she launched a career in space exploration in our ASU KEDtalk.

Two years ago, ASU student Jason Kerestes built a jetpack. His goal was for anyone who wore it to run a four minute mile. Find out how the project has progressed since its inception and what Kerestes is up to today.

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan shares examples of ASU’s approach and global impact as a knowledge enterprise.