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On site research collection with MaRTy cart

Project advisor Jennifer Vanos, left, and William Walker, discuss the data we collected at Paideia Academies using the MaRTy cart, which helps us gauge the human thermal experience while walking. (Adora Shortridge/Arizona State University)

Arizona State University
Extreme heat is particularly dangerous to children. But with no clear school heat policies and facing a lack of resources, how will schools keep kids safe as temperatures continue to rise?

David Weedman is the aquatic habitat program manager for the Arizona Game & Fish Department. He and his team dropped hundreds of Georgia cubes into Bartlett Lake this summer to help create habitat for fish. (Photos by Dylan Simard/Cronkite News)

Arizona State University
It isn't easy being a fish in the desert in Arizona. But Arizona Game & Fish Department is trying to improve the habitat conditions for the fish in warm weather lakes.
George Washington University
Drip irrigation is an Israeli innovation that is helping farmers all over the world cut costs and save water.
With heavy droughts plaguing the country, we need a solution to increase water availability for the worst-hit regions. Here's my idea: Negotiate with the government of Mexico. Reach an accommodation regarding the digging of an underground access... Read More