New this week on Full Circle
Vivoni’s work in hydrology earns engineering research prize
Arizona State University associate professor Enrique Vivoni has been named a recipient of the 2014 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The honor recognizes notable achievements in research related to civil engineering. Read online
ASU online engineering graduate programs ranked best for veterans
Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering lead the nation in the quality of online graduate engineering degree programs available to U.S. military veterans, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine. Read online
In the news
Water purifying device rolled out by ASU students (Arizona Republic & Channel 12 News)
A SafeSIPP project by current and former ASU engineering students gives people in remote rural communities a method of transporting and purifying water. View the video
New Study Strengthens Gut Bacteria-Autism Link (Huffington Post)
New research adds more strength to the potential link between gut bacteria and autism. In a small study, researchers from Arizona State University found evidence that gut bacteria may differ between children with and without autism.
Gut Microbiota Chemicals may Affect Children With Autism (Med India)
“Most gut bacteria are beneficial, aiding food digestion, producing vitamins, and protecting against harmful bacteria. If left unchecked, however, harmful bacteria can excrete dangerous metabolites or disturb a balance in metabolites that can affect the gut and the rest of the body, including the brain,” says Dae-Wook Kang of the Biodesign Institute of Arizona State University, an author on the study.
Recent news coverage stemming from research conducted by David Otto Schwake in the lab of Morteza Abbaszadegan
Schwake’s work is part of Legionella research that has been going on in Morteza’s lab for more than two years.
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