Girl playing violin with prosthetic arm (© AP Images)

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.
Wax likeness of Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow character (© Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage/Getty Images)

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.
Two people looking at artificial human head (© AP Images)

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.
Lab workers standing on either side of a table, examining vials (PATH/Umit Kartoglu)

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.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson in space (NASA)

Still got it! World’s oldest spacewoman sets new record.

Peggy Whitson, the world's most experienced spacewoman, just spacewalked into history with her eighth mission outside the International Space Station.
Man in astronaut suit, holding electric guitar, with arms raised, in front of wall of speakers (@everydayastronaut)

NASA protects astronauts from sound that peels paint off the walls

Engineers simulate the roar of a space launch to test new rockets. NASA's mission to Mars goes through the Reverberant Acoustic Test Facility in Ohio.