April 23, 2014

Life Science


Research | News coverage | Life Science:  ASU professors weigh in on new ant behavior breakthrough

Professors Bert Hölldobler and Stephen Pratt from Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences were recently featured in an article from Quanta Magazine about a new breakthrough in ant behavior.


Faculty and Staff | News coverage | Life Science:  Member spotlight by AAAS features ASU biology professor

Regents' Professor Jane Maienschein was recently featured in an article from the American Association for the Advancement of Science about her journey through life and the research she conducts as director of Arizona State University's Center for Biology and Society.


ASU researchers urge use of alternative ID methods for endangered species

Current practices may threaten already vulnerable animal populations.


Hiking in a riparian wonderland: ASU faculty, students share love of nature

Dozens of adults and children explored a diverse Arizona ecosystem with ASU's School of Life Sciences faculty during the school's annual SOLS Takes a Hike.


New study shows arid lands absorb large amount of atmospheric carbon

A national team of researchers, including an ASU scientist, has discovered that arid lands take up an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere.


ASU life sciences student wins Goldwater Scholarship for excellence in research

Thanks to an undergraduate career full of research and success, biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology junior Ryan Muller has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, a national award for students in the fields of science, math and engineering.


ASU alum says undergrad years were good preparation for medical school

Alumnus Jessica Burns says her experience at ASU was the perfect preparation for medical school.


'Active learning' workshop aims to strengthen faculty teaching skills

Professors are learning how to teach science, technology, engineering and math in a new "active learning" workshop at ASU.


ASU life sciences hike lets community explore Ariz. ecosystems

Learn about wildlife such as birds, insects, reptiles and mammals during ASU's School of Life Sciences 9th annual “SOLS Takes a Hike” event, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 5.


ASU life sciences students 'open the minds' of local middle-schoolers

A group of neuroscience grad students are reaching out to grade schools to encourage students to get involved in science.

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