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Biodesign C will help advance scientific frontiers

October 12, 2016

Arizona State University’s newest research building will be packed with the most advanced construction and technological gear of today. The science that goes on inside will find answers that benefit society every day after. Researchers will tackle the early detection and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, speed up drug discovery and explore new avenues in renewable energy. The third building in ASU’s Biodesign Institute complex, Biodesign C on the Tempe campus, will serve as home...

Energy innovation: Tapping the power of the sun

May 2, 2016

One of the secrets to solving the world’s energy demands is as plain as daybreak to the Arizona State University research community. The most abundant source of renewable energy is the sun----but unfortunately, it is only available for about half the day, weather permitting. Currently, capturing, converting and storing that energy to satiate our technological energy demands can’t compete economically with the use of traditional fossil fuels like oil, coal and natural gas. That’s why...