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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...

Frozen in Time: 'Method of the Year,' cryo-Electron Microscopy, coming soon to ASU

February 2, 2016

The hottest technology in all of science will soon bring a new coolness factor to world-class Arizona State University research. The coolest new way to take a near-atomic resolution snapshot of life at work is cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) – lauded recently by Nature as its 2015 ‘Method of the Year’ – and now coming soon to ASU.   “ASU has been a national leader in atomic-resolution electron microscopy since the 1970s and remains at the cutting edge today, expanding...