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Cheating death: How cancer cells escape

In a groundbreaking study, researchers including ASU’s Judith Klein-Seetharaman have identified a dual role in the intricate dance of…

ASU researchers develop DNA nanodevice for targeted cancer, disease treatment

A research team led by ASU Professor Hao Yan has developed a DNA nanodevice that can selectively target cancer cells and deliver specific…

ASU study: Mutations in critical gene may steer health outcomes in breast cancer

Despite enormous progress, breast cancer remains elusive, perplexing and, often, deadly. The disease can emerge due to a complex interplay of factors, including lifestyle, environment, aging and genetic predisposition.

Biodesign in the news

The latest progress of the Biosciences in Arizona

The $90.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will support a five-year project to build the world’s first Compact X-ray Free Electron Laser at the ASU Biodesign

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‘Vampire’ bacteria thirst for human blood — and cause deadly infections as they feed

ASU’s Navish Wadhwa comments on new findings that several bacteria responsible for life-threatening bloodstream infections enter our blood because they are attracted to the liquid,

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AAAS and Cuban Academy of Sciences brainstorm on U.S.-Cuba shared challenges and opportunities in aging and disaster management

Ramon Velazquez, assistant professor at Arizona State University, traveled to Havana with the U.S.-based delegation led by AAAS to discuss potential areas of collaboration

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Scientists have invented a method to break down ‘forever chemicals’ in our drinking water. Here’s how

In addition to University of British Columbia’s new silica-based material to absorb a range of PFAS from drinking water, separate research led by Bruce Rittmann at ASU

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Deadly opioids detected in US wastewater for the first time

The US wastewater samples were collected over nine days between December 2022 and January 2023 and analyzed by ASU. See what was found.

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Associations of infant feeding, sleep and weight gain with the toddler gut microbiome

Findings from this study suggest that early life nutrition, sleeping patterns and growth rate in infancy may influence the gut microbiome composition.

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