An arrest in the decades-old Golden State Killer

It was a horrific crime: The villains tracked down mothers and their babies, killed the adults and trafficked the little ones all over the world.


When ASU President Michael Crow signaled to the university community with the launch of the 


Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO), a research unit of the Institute for the Future of Innovation in Society, has once a


Poachers are still making headlines as the demand for rhinos, elephants, tigers and other endangered animals remains strong.



Last year almost 87,000 pounds of marijuana were sold to the nearly 153,000 Arizonans who carry medical cards legally allowing them to buy it (that equates to slightly more than half a pound each p


The School of International Letters and Cultures is part of a new class being offered in the fall 2018 semester at Arizona State University called the


Atop the hill at the end of a ridge, Union Army Col.


Many people believe in the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."


The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" has ushered in a new creation — but it’s something entirely different than the familiar eponymous creature.



Professor Douglas Kelley Wins Prestigious Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication from the National Communication Association

Education funding in Arizona is one of the most complex, controversial and political issues facing the state.


 The Ethics@Twilight lecture series returned this past Thursday with a guided discussion on “Engineering the Brain: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” led by with S


Scientists have for the first time edited genes in human embryos to fix a disease-causing mutation, according to a paper published (ironically) in the journal Nature.


Lincoln Center Faculty Fellows come from almost every discipline at ASU and execute a diverse range of ethics-related projects.

Despite being only undergraduates, Patrick Sarette and Stephen Lane are spending the summer conducting cutting-edge research in the biomedical sciences to combat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease



A cheap and radical tool that enables geneticists and researchers to edit genomes easily by removing, adding or altering sections of the DNA sequence is causing a stir among scientists.


Adriana Sanford, an alumna of Arizona State University and now a professor there, has been elected to the board of directors of Amnesty International USA.


Two hundred years ago, in the early morning hours of June 16, Mary Shelley found herself possessed by a waking dream in which she “saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the

Imagine eradicating a disease-transmitting mosquito or removing an invasive plant species with a precise, relatively easy-to-apply technology.

The potential of a gene drive to do good is great. For example, it could be used to eliminate infectious diseases such as malaria or the Zika virus.


Recent advances in biotechnologies, such as the completion of the human genome project and genetic editing, have not only raised ethical questions about their use and effects on humans, but also un


Arizona State University recently launched Ethics @ ASU to highlight ethics as a cross-cutting initiative throughout the curriculum and across the university.