A part-human, part-pig embryo. It sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. At a lab in California, researchers successfully took human stem cells and transplanted them into pig embryos, and let them grow for several weeks.
What is a universe? Is it what’s around us in a random room, or does it have to do with what surrounds us in the solar system? We spoke with Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek and physicist Lawrence Krauss, ASU’s Origins Project director, about the universe and the doomsday clock.
Former CIA operative Evan McMullin ran as a third-party candidate for president in November. Some Donald Trump fans — and conservatives — were afraid McMullin might tip the election by taking votes from Trump. Now, McMullin has announced he’ll be leading a conservative, grassroots movement to counter Trump and his administration.
Noah Abraham has taught English for years. And last Saturday night in Central Phoenix, he was preparing to teach a Saturday evening class for Syrian refugees. Refugees who come from all over the country, come from all walks of life, and have different levels of literacy.
The U.S. Forest Service allowed fire to burn more than 73,500 acres in northern Arizona last year. New research examines how well these “managed wildfires” restore healthy, historic conditions to ponderosa pine forests.
Republican Arizona lawmakers are again making a foray into illegal immigration, with a Senate committee advancing a measure Monday barring judges from giving sentencing breaks to immigrants in the country illegally and making them ineligible for parole.
The University of Arizona is officially opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order severely limiting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Officials estimate about 174 of their students, researchers or faculty are from one of the impacted areas.