May 29, 2015

Bioscience / Biotech


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.


ASU, Santa Fe Institute launch Center for Biosocial Complex Systems

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.


Alan Rawls appointment advances ASU-clinical partnerships

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.


Alliance Beverage donation to support melanoma research at ASU

Alliance Beverage Distributing has donated $25,000 to Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute to help accelerate the development of a technology aimed at detecting melanoma earlier.


Probing bacterial resistance to a class of natural antibiotics

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.


Quest to unravel mysteries of our gene network

An ASU engineer is seeking deeper knowledge of the fundamental mechanisms that shape human genetics to help the pave way for advanced medical treatments.

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