Tag: Arizona State University

Couple Donates $12 Million Insect Collection For University Research, A Transformative Gift For The Research Facility

Entomologist couple donates their collection of over 1 million weevils and planthoppers to Arizona State University. The generous donation that could help research efforts is said to be worth $12 million.

Animals March 26, 2017

Saving Sea Ice From Global Warming: $500 Billion Geoengineering Project Is On

The $500 billion geoengineering project to save the Arctic is seen to restore the ice level of the polar region to where it was two decades ago. Beyond the massive cost, the project is feared to have adverse effects on the food chain.

Earth/Environment February 23, 2017

Palm-Sized Satellite FemtoSat Aims To Bring Down Cost Of Space Missions

The outer space will soon be literally within your grasp. Scientists from Arizona State University have developed a tiny, palm-sized satellite called FemtoSat, hoping to provide cheaper space missions that can be done by anyone.

Space April 10, 2016

Millions of Dollars Worth of Metals Can Be Found in City Sludge

Sludge from sewers can be richer in precious metals than ore, including millions of dollars in gold and silver.

January 17, 2015

Astronomers Map Vesta, an Asteroid the Size of Arizona

The asteroid Vesta is seen like never before in a new map showing geological features on the minor planet.

Space November 18, 2014

Aggressive Male Chimps More Likely to Mate, Have Offspring

Aggressive male chimpanzees who use their strength to sexually intimidate females sire more offspring than more passive males, a new study has found.

November 13, 2014

DARPA jetpack will give soldiers speed of Flash...well, not really (Video)

A DARPA-funded team at Arizona State University is developing a suit that will help the runner run a four-minute mile without exerting too much energy. A runner wearing the 11-pound suit still took time off his test runs and experienced decreased metabolic cost, researchers found, meaning the jetpack helped conserve a bit of the runner's energy.

FUTURE TECH September 17, 2014

Photosynthesis caught in action with latest X-ray flashlight

Photosynthesis has been seen in action for the first time, which could help researchers develop a new generation of fuels.

Animals July 13, 2014

Scientists capture snapshots of water splitting during photosynthesis

Water splitting is an integral step in photosynthesis because this is where oxygen is produced. Scientists finally got a shot at seeing the process unfold.

Earth/Environment July 12, 2014

Better than coffee: Starbucks serves employees free college program

Starbucks has partnered with the Arizona State University to provide college scholarships to eligible U.S. employees at any of its coffee shops. Here’s what we've learned.

Business June 16, 2014

For today's youth, being overweight can mean less friendships, study claims

The study suggests that heavier teens are more likely to be rejected as friends by slimmer people, despite the fact overweight young people consistently choose slimmer friends.

Life May 17, 2014

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