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2010

Advances in research methods within the social sciences have led to debates over which method is best suited for particular projects, and have also caused researchers to become isolated.

When Angela Ortiz-Nieves graduates with her doctorate in Applied Mathematics in the Life and Social Sciences on May 12, she will receive a degree that takes the average student seven years to compl

In arid regions around the world water is a valuable commodity; therefore, effective water resource management is critical to the survival of farmers who harvest the land in these sometimes harsh a

Research conducted in a computerized microworld by scientists at Arizona State University and Indiana University, including Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom, show how common-pool resources – such as fi

From finding ways to sustainably manage the Earth's resources to mitigating or even preventing pandemics, three research centers at Arizona State University have united to bring about insight into

Cars and men: it’s a powerful dynamic that has existed since the advent of the automobile.

A little over 35 years ago, Tom Hudak - now a professor of linguistics at Arizona State University - was a Fulbright scholar living in Sumatra, teaching English at Sriwijaya University in Palembang

For prehistoric Southwest peoples, ceramic art was more than something to set on a shelf and admire.

Erika Camacho is one of many former students of the legendary Jaime Escalante who have gone on to find success, in great part, no doubt, because of his influence.

Lyle Balenquah is a Hopi archaeologist who has worked with the National Park Service, the Museum of Northern Arizona and the Hopi Tribe.

When Elinor Ostrom won the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, it was not all that surprising considering her well-respected body of work.

Influenza surveillance mechanisms in Mexico were adequate during the fast-spreading H1N1 outbreak in 2009, yet Mexico did not have the infrastructure to quickly identify the emergence of this novel

Shelley Rasmussen drives 50 miles each way for her one-day-a-week job – and she gets no pay.

January rains should bring forth a bounty of wildflowers, and you won’t have to drive very far to see them.

People looking for a way to positively change the world now have another opportunity to do so with the advent of ASU’s master’s degree program in global health, which explores the connections betwe

The Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo recently highlighted the work of an international team of researchers who examined the trajectory of influenza in Brazil.

With 43 alumni serving in 32 countries, Arizona State University has earned a spot on the annual list of “Peace Corps Top Colleges and Universities.” ASU ranks No.

This month, a unique traveling photography exhibit by children comes to the ASU Museum of Anthropology.

2009

BBC Mundo has posted on their Web site a Spanish-language article and video about the urban heat island effect.

What began as a desire to change the world for the better has resulted in a pioneering accomplishment by 21-year-old Mackenzie Cotlow. On Dec.

Arizona State University Research Professor Elinor Ostrom, a political scientist and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, was recognized with other Nobel laureates durin

Arizona State University Research Professor Elinor Ostrom, in Stockholm this week to receive the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, an honor she will share with Oliver E.

Adaptive vaccination strategies, based on age patterns of hospitalizations and deaths monitored in real-time during the early stages of a pandemic, outperform seasonal influenza vaccination allocat

Arizona State University archaeologist C.

A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly – or the development of flat spots on an infant's head – according to findings repo

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