Biomimicry studies have been a part of ASU’s research portfolio for years. Now, Arizona State University is launching the Biomimicry Center at ASU to scale up research and related initiatives in this fast-growing global field.
While insects and crustaceans have long been considered by scientists to be separate branches of the arthropod "family tree," ASU School of Life Sciences researcher and professor Jon Harrison reports that new findings show they actually belong together.
Arizona State University and the Santa Fe Institute will officially launch a research and educational collaboration to advance understanding of problems that stretch across complex biological and social systems.
A hub for innovation, ASU's Office of Clinical Partnerships plays an important role in facilitating collaborations with Arizona health care constituents and promoting cooperation among university activities.
Unlike other drug addictions, there are no pharmacological treatments for cocaine dependence. According to Arizona State University School of Life Sciences professor Janet Neisewander, it's because cocaine addiction is tricky.
In a new study, ASU researchers explore the clever techniques used by bacteria to survive destruction from antimicrobial peptides – potent defense factors produced by all living forms, including humans.