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An atelopus varius, a frog species previously believed to be extinct
Current practices may threaten already vulnerable animal populations.
ASU SOLS professor Jane Maienschein
Regents' Professor Jane Maienschein was recently featured in an article from the American Association for the Advancement of Science about her journey through life and the research she conducts as director of Arizona State University's Center for Biology and Society.
During the hikes, guests saw all manner of wildlife, such as these turtles
Dozens of adults and children explored a diverse Arizona ecosystem with ASU's School of Life Sciences faculty during the school's annual SOLS Takes a Hike.
arid areas can absorb unexpected amounts of atmospheric carbon
A national team of researchers, including an ASU scientist, has discovered that arid lands take up an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere.
portrait of ASU student Ryan Muller
Thanks to an undergraduate career full of research and success, biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology junior Ryan Muller has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, a national award for students in the fields of science, math and engineering.
ASU asked several graduates who are now practicing physicians to describe their preparation for medical school and their careers since graduation.
ASU alum Jessica Burns with medical mannequin
Alumnus Jessica Burns says her experience at ASU was the perfect preparation for medical school.
med student simulating giving oxygent to mannequin
More than 375 ASU students have been accepted to medical schools over the past five years, many at the top schools in the nation.
portrait of ASU professor, Dr. Roy Curtiss
Roy Curtiss III, a scientist at the Biodesign Institute at ASU, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society for Microbiology.
Penelope Moon, director of the ASEC, welcomes faculty to the workshop
Professors are learning how to teach science, technology, engineering and math in a new "active learning" workshop at ASU.
SOLS faculty lead hikers around the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert
Learn about wildlife such as birds, insects, reptiles and mammals during ASU's School of Life Sciences 9th annual “SOLS Takes a Hike” event, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 5.
Ajjya Acharya and Clarizza Watson founded SiO2 through ASU's Edson Initiative
ASU physics professor Nicole Herbots and her team are one of two groups of ASU natural sciences students and colleagues pursing projects that could help millions across the globe.

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