Science and Innovation

As baby boomers age, retiring to the Southwest has become a popular option, making Arizona home to one of the largest Alzheimers populations in the country. That makes it a desirable place for Alzheimers research, but will patients be willing to participate in new studies?
March 05, 2015
The exact point of when humans evolved into our current form has been debated. But now a team from ASU has made a new discovery of something very old which may help answer the debate.
March 04, 2015
Astronomers in Southern Arizona have helped discover the most intense object in the early parts of the universe. But with the new discovery, there are more questions than answers.
February 26, 2015
Results of a new study show that breastfeeding can reduce pet allergies when a baby grows up. It all comes down to little things called microbes.
February 27, 2015
If you were up early Wednesday you may have seen a pink cloud in the eastern sky. It was the result of a NASA rocket launch in southern New Mexico.
February 25, 2015
When downtown Phoenix was transformed into Super Bowl Central earlier this month, a lot of waste was produced. However, the vast majority of it never went to the landfill.
February 24, 2015
The head of a federal agency in charge of more than $7 billion in grant money said the way that money is distributed to researchers is about to change. Those changes could affect everything from wildfire studies to computer sciences.
February 23, 2015
Engineers are playing a greater role in the field of medicine. A workshop at ASU, now drawing hundreds of professionals, aims to improve interaction between medical practitioners and technology.
February 17, 2015