The Washington Post has reported on a study, led by ASU researchers, where geneticists have discovered a "bottleneck," or decrease in genetic diversity in the male lineage about 4,000 to 8,000 years ago.
In an article appearing in The Guardian, ASU School of Life Sciences assistant professor Benjamin Hurlbut and two colleagues are calling for additional actions pertaining to the possible implementation of genetic engineering.
The ASU Faculty Women's Association presented School of Life Sciences professor Jon Harrison with its Outstanding Faculty Mentorship award to recognize his outstanding support and guidance of students – particularly women and underrepresented groups.
In new research, ASU researcher Carlo Maley and his colleagues describe compulsive evolution and dramatic genetic diversity in cells belonging to one of the most treatment-resistant and lethal forms of blood cancer: acute myeloid leukemia.
Ecologists don't just work in the wilderness. Urban ecologists at ASU's CAP LTER are helping us to understand how humans and nature interact in the city, and to maximize the benefits we get from our environment.
Sixty-four incoming ASU students were invited to be part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' pilot Early Start program, where they get a chance to experience what their major offers and connect with resources, upperclassmen and professors.
Researchers at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute are working toward the development of biomarkers – blood-borne signals that can reveal the presence of diseases like cancer before a patient displays any outward symptoms.