Life science

'Ecology Explorers' bring environmental education to low-income communities

Monday, August 4, 2014
by Iti Agnihotri

With the right resources, anyone can shape the future. That's why ASU's Ecology Explorers program helps kids of all backgrounds explore their environment.

People and dogs: understanding our bond

Thursday, April 17, 2014
by Diane Boudreau

Why do humans and dogs get along so well? And how can we strengthen that bond where it really counts?

ASU researchers discover chameleons use colorful language to communicate

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
by Sandra Leander

Chameleons' body regions are "billboards" for different types of information.  

Scientists announce Top 10 New Species

Thursday, May 23, 2013
by Sandra Leander

Researchers call for massive mission: discover 10 million species in 50 years. 

ASU women honor STEM role models

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
by Diane Boudreau

At ASU, women are making discoveries and developing technologies every day. But who inspired, encouraged and motivated them along the road to success? Here, some of ASU’s notable researchers talk about their female role models in STEM.

Top 10 new species: sneezing monkeys and giant millipedes

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
by Carol Hughes

From a tiny worm to a giant millipede, this year's top 10 list shows off some of the most interesting new species discovered in 2011.


Putting stereotypes on the sidelines

Friday, February 3, 2012
by Peggy Coulombe

Sun Devil Spirit SquadDo you think cheerleaders are airheads? Think again. Many of the women you see dancing on the sidelines during games also have degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The coolest hangouts

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
by Diane Boudreau, photos by Allie Nicodemo

When the temperature soars, we gravitate to green. How do plants keep the environment cool?

Ugly bugs compete in 'Wild West' showdown

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
by Evan Lewis

Ugly bugThis year's Ugly Bug contestants suck blood, hatch parasitic larvae, and even eat dung.


Build a better monster

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
by Peggy Coulombe

Make your own freaky fiend with the Monster Manual.

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