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College newspapers are a proving ground

In the U.S., many journalists gain career experience while they are students, by reporting news for their schools' newspapers, radio stations or websites.
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College students build a prosthetic arm for a young violinist

Bioengineering students make a prosthetic arm for a 10-year-old girl, born without a complete left arm, who longed to play the violin.
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Pirates in movies are fun, but movie piracy hurts

Movie piracy doesn't just hurt wealthy movie studios. It also robs carpenters, electricians and other craftsmen and hurts economies.
Sun in artificial colors (NASA)

Here’s why you should care about the weather in space

Solar storms can cause serious damage to electronic infrastructure on Earth. Scientists are working to improve forecasting for extreme space weather.
Bugs in a display case (ASU Now/Deanna Dent)

Couple donates bug collection worth millions — priceless to researchers

Two of the world’s foremost experts on insects are donating to a U.S. university their collection of insects, one of the world's largest and most important.

Modified mosquitoes may eliminate malaria

Scientists are able to fight malaria by genetically modifying the disease's carrier, mosquitoes.
Woman standing at edge of canyon (Courtesy of Mariia Kharina)

Lessons from a Russian teaching in West Virginia

Teaching in the United States has been a life-changing experience for Mariia Kharina, who lectures at Bluefield State College in West Virginia.
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Soon you might print a solution to a disaster

When a large-scale disaster happens, recovery could involve pressing “print” for food, replacement skin, maps and building material.
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Tackling global health care: Tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

April 7 is World Health Day. David Shoultz of PATH says global health care solutions must consider demand, cost and design to be successful.