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Physicist Eric Bonabeau, one of the world's leading experts in complex systems and adaptive problem solving, has joined Arizona State University and the ASU-Santa Fe Institute Center for Biosocial Complex Systems.
The immune system's CD8 T cells patrol the bloodstream, on guard for suspicious activity. But that protection is a double-edged sword: Too few T cells are ineffective; too many, lethal. New ASU research aims to understand that balance.
Richard Olson remembers when Arizona State University didn't have a streak of green running through this maroon and gold campus. The self-proclaimed tree hugger has been active in green initiatives for all his nearly 30 years with the university.
A desire to make a difference drove Michael Kozicki to find a real-world use for the lacy dendrites he was studying. That led to one of the 50 U.S. patents the professor has been awarded – and he is not alone in patenting prowess at ASU, which was ranked 44th worldwide.
According to the World Wildlife Fund, fewer than 3,200 tigers are alive in the wild today. One former Sun Devil's love for the big cat has spurred her to take action to change that.
Arizona State University and Banner Health announced a new research alliance to advance the scientific study, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A new online, open-access peer-reviewed journal focusing on microgravity research has taken flight. The first issue of npj Microgravity, a joint project between Arizona State University and the Nature Publishing Group with support from NASA, is now available.
An easy smile, an interest in others and enthusiasm for science are helpful qualities when you’re a graduate student conducting research in a foreign land. Jorge Ramos, fifth-year doctoral student at ASU, has found that to be true during his time in Mexico.
A threatened desert oasis captivates generations of ASU researchers in Cuatro Ciénegas, Mexico.
Arizona State University researchers featured heavily in the programming at the latest Phoenix Comicon, held May 28-31. Sitting on panels that invited public engagement, they tackled a wide range of topics.
ASU researchers are working to improve aspects of lung engineering that may in the future contribute to providing a nearly limitless supply of donor organs, ideally matched to their recipients, or to repairing damaged lungs.
Which military branch's ROTC at ASU is among the oldest in the nation? Which ASU college has the highest percentage of veteran and service members? Find out that and more about the military at ASU, just in time for Memorial Day.

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