July 06, 2015

Bioscience / Biotech


Phoenix patients, doctors invited to 'flip' the clinical experience

On Thursday, March 5, Flip the Clinic, with support from its Phoenix city partner - the Arizona State University Center for Sustainable Health's Project HoneyBee - will bring together patients, clinicians, health care administrators and innovators for a daylong workshop to “hack” health care, specifically the clinic experience.


New study brings medicine closer to non-addictive painkillers

In a first-of-its-kind study, ASU researcher Petra Fromme joins an international team using techniques of X-ray crystallography to develop powerful new analgesics, capable of blocking pain without generating tolerance or dependency.


ASU Biodesign Institute invites families to 'spring training' with science

Arizona's super stars of science will be on hand to introduce children and their families to the world of biology, physics, engineering, math and chemistry as Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute opens its doors Feb. 28.


New ASU center mimics nature to create cutting-edge technology

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.


Ebola: new study models a deadly epidemic

Researchers from Arizona State University are trying to better understand the epidemiology and control of Ebola in order to alleviate suffering and prevent future disease outbreaks from reaching the catastrophic proportions of the current crisis.


Project aims for prosthetic that senses like real hand

An ASU neurophysiologist will be part of a nationwide collaborative effort to produce a wireless prosthetic hand with all the capabilities of a natural hand.


Winged victory: a new chicken brings hope to Africa

Jagdev Sharma, a researcher at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute, has been working to enhance the power of poultry in Uganda.


ASU nano facility receives $1M grant from National Science Foundation

Two secondary ion mass spectrometry laboratories in ASU's Bateman Physical Science Complex have been recognized as hotbeds of scientific research.


New mechanism unlocked for evolution of green fluorescent protein

A primary challenge in the biosciences is to understand the way major evolutionary changes in nature are accomplished. Sometimes the route turns out to be very simple.


ASU researchers work to improve diagnosis, treatment of eye disorders

An Arizona State University biomedical engineer is working with a medical products company to make it easier to detect eye problems.

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