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Biologists Call For Changes To Endangered Species

Biologists Call For Changes To Endangered Species Identification Process

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from Arizona State University and Plymouth University in the UK are advocating changes to the way in which threatened species are identified, due to the potential danger...

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2014-04-14 12:24:20

PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new web article by Best Masters Degrees puts 50 of the world's most sustainable university buildings in the spotlight. "The 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings" in the article were hand-picked for their eco-friendly features including engineering, architecture, design and qualities of sustainability. Environmentally sound university buildings typically consume far less energy and afford better sanitary...

2014-04-11 12:22:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Graham, one of the most respected and admired executives in media and education, will be featured in a "fireside chat" Monday evening before former Governor Jeb Bush's remarks at the 5th Annual ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit. Graham has unrivaled experience in the media and education industries as the CEO of Graham Holdings--owner of Kaplan Education--and the former Chairman and CEO of the Washington Post. Graham also...

2014-04-10 13:47:22

Maintaining stability in the face of rapid change and growth, and proactively partaking in cooperative global ties in science and technology fields will be key in helping China become an innovation-based economy, according to Denis Simon, vice provost for International Strategic Initiatives at Arizona State University. One of the world's leading experts on science, technology and innovation in China, Simon recently hosted an ASU conference that focused on the evolving role of science and...

2014-04-10 12:33:15

Giving the poor access to reliable modern energy offers a better route to address global challenges, climate and energy, scholars say in a new report, Our High-Energy Planet. The report is the first of the Climate Pragmatism project, led by Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes in partnership with The Breakthrough Institute. “Climate change can’t be solved on the backs of the world’s poorest people,” said Daniel Sarewitz, a report co-author...

2014-04-10 08:27:19

Collaboration between Highly Ranked Law & Business Schools TEMPE, Ariz., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to work with professional sports teams, big sporting events, or promising student athletes, then you may be interested in the innovative new sports law and business program officially being launched this week by Arizona State University. The highly ranked Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are collaborating...

2014-04-09 23:24:54

Palestinian and Arizonan representatives spanned the geographic gap and met at Arizona State University in Tempe to learn from each other’s struggles and successes. During this workshop, the Renewable Energy Leadership Training Program, attendees worked on a roadmap toward a sustainable and independent energy system. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 While thousands of miles apart, Arizona and Palestine must respond to similar energy challenges when faced with transmission, funding...

2014-04-08 23:01:54

Arizona State University hosts Arizona Student Energy Conference with University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 University students from across Arizona set aside in-state rivalries April 1-2 to plan for a better global future at the Arizona Student Energy Conference (AzSEC) at Arizona State University. At the conference, 95 students from Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University presented their work on...

2014-04-08 12:26:59

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Steven Johnson, NJOY CEO Craig Weiss and CNN's Brett Larson are scheduled to headline the inaugural SkySong Connect Conference, which will launch a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, technologists and entrepreneurs focused on growing a valley of innovation. PayPal CTO, James Barrese, will be delivering the opening remarks for the event, which will take place at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, one of the premier...

2014-04-07 16:03:04

Some three billion base pairs make up the human genome—the floor plan of life. In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced the successful decryption of this code, a tour de force that continues to supply a stream of insights relevant to human health and disease. Nevertheless, the primary actors in virtually all life processes are the proteins coded for by DNA sequences known as genes. For a broad spectrum of diseases, proteins can yield far more compelling revelations than may be gleaned...

2014-03-13 23:23:32

Arizona State University and AORA Solar NA announce a collaboration that will begin the development of a hybrid concentrated solar system on the Tempe campus that employs a Solar Tulip to concentrate the sun's energy, turning it into electricity. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Solar generated electricity, which can suffer from intermittency issues and related impacts on the grid, is about to blossom at Arizona State University. Work will now begin on the development of a hybrid...