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2019

October

Amid the zoo of biomolecules essential to life, enzymes are among the most vital.

Alexandra Navrotsky is back at Arizona State University and the ribbon has been cut to open the center where she will do her next great work.

A research team from the MIPT Center for Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases collaborated with colleagues from the U.S.,

Arizona State University marked a record first-year undergraduate cohort of nearly 14,00

September

At one time or another, we were all scientists. There is a reason a child’s first questions include: “What is it?”, “Why?” and “How?”

Deep within the subterranean confines of Building C — the latest addition to the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University — a pathbreaking machine is quietly taking shape.

August

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse academic unit at Arizona State University.

ASU faculty members are pretty smart — and we don't just mean being experts on carbon c

In high school chemistry, we all learned about chemical reactions. But what brings two reacting molecules together?

Some of the world’s most accomplished scientific minds will converge on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus Nov.

July

There are a few things in life upon which we can rely, and one of those things is that Phoenix is hot in the summer. But how hot? It’s a more complicated question than you might think.

May

Announced today in Washington, D.C., by Blue Origin, Arizona State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Blue Origin to send payloads to

Arizona State University empowers students to find their places, like the newsroom, the trading floor or the design studio.

Arizona State University physics sophomore Chase Hanson has been awarded an $8,000 fellowship to participate in the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s annual Computations Physics Student Summer Works

April

A third of all Americans have difficulty sleeping, and many of them turn to melatonin supplements to catch some Zs.

Through their generous philanthropic investments, Leo and Annette Beus have already made a lasting ASU impact.

On Tuesday, May 7, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students fro

Angelica Berner is one of 2019's new class of Brooke Owens Fellows.

March

For the first time, a team of scientists has isolated and measured the weak force between protons and neutrons within the nucleus of an atom.

Most often when we think of glass, we think of the panes in our windows and the dishes on our tables.

The Force is strong not only in "Star Wars" lore but also as a fundamental property in physics.

Among the zoo of biomolecules essential to life, proteins are the most startlingly varied and versatile.

Arizona State University graduate student Glenn Randall was recently awarded a research fellowship to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

February

Scientists from Arizona State University’s School of Molecular Sciences, in collaboration with colleagues from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York Cit

Since 1988, Arizona State University has participated in the national NASA Space Grant Program that is designed to provide STEM undergraduate and graduate student

January

When we think of life on Earth, we might think of individual examples ranging from animals to bacteria.

Arizona State University’s Professor Giovanna Ghirlanda and Assistant Professor Matthias Heyden, both of the School of Molecular Sciences, and Associate Professor Sara Vaiana of the Department of P

Jane Jackson was the first woman to receive her PhD in physics at Arizona State University. This month she celebrates 25 years working with ASU.

2018

December

Ernst Bauer, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the Physics Department, has been recognized for his lifelong work and his invention of the low energy electron microscope, or LEEM.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. 

Whether it’s the smartphone in your pocket or the Fitbit on your wrist, most of us don’t think twice about the working parts behind the products we use every day.

November

Joshua LaBaer, executive director of the Biodesign Institute, co-hosted a lively and innovative symposium Nov. 9, greeting the international guests in their native Chinese.

For Arizona State University’s Dmitry Matyushov, professor in the School of Molecular Sciences and the Department of Physics, years of studying how electrons make

October

Biologists know a lot about how life works, but they are still figuring out the big questions of why life exists, why it takes various shapes and sizes and how life is able to amazingly adapt to fi

An international collaboration led by the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, or DESY, with participation from Arizona State University’s Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery, the

September

This summer, Arizona State University organized an interdisciplinary team for the AI commentator track of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science

Antia Sanchez Botana grew up in the northwest of Spain and was drawn to physics at an early age. The subject appealed to her natural curiosity.

So, you’ve started your postdoc experience.

2017

June

Seventy high school physics and chemistry teachers enhanced their teaching skills at Arizona State University over the summer.

2016

June

January 26, 2016

Graduate student Sean Seyler was awarded a 2016 

Aditya Dhumuntarao, a Barrett, the Honors College student who will be graduating in May with dual bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and physics, has earned top honors in both majors.

2015

October

Seventy high school physics and chemistry teachers enhanced their teaching skills at Arizona State University over the summer.

Free electron lasers — powerful devices that can peer deep into molecular structure and the ultrafast timescales of chemistry — cost billions to build and are miles long, but an Arizona State Unive

July

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has announced that Lawrence Krauss, an Arizona State University Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exp

May

Distinguished Research Professor Ernst Bauer has been selected as an International Fellow of the Japanese Society of Applied Physics.

On April 30, 2015 Dr.

January

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