Researchers from the Arizona State University Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery are going to conduct research in outer space to better understand the inner workings of a cancer-linked protein, known as Taspase 1. Working with NASA and the National Cancer Institute, the ASU team plans to grow crystals in microgravity to prepare proteins for study with the aim of developing drugs that fight cancer with fewer side effects. We talk with Jose Martin Garcia, Assistant Research Scientist at ASU.
Jane Austen was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, when she turned her thoughts to a happier subject. She started work on a witty and delightful novel set in a seaside town. She never finished it. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies picks up Austen’s plot and takes it in a glorious and satisfying direction.
A student of Sigmund Freud and an Austrian detective team up to solve some of the most mysterious and deadly cases in early 1900s Vienna. The series "Vienna Blood" airs on Arizona PBS Sundays at 9 p.m. starting Jan 19.
A community needs art to truly feel alive. Join host Alberto Rios to meet Arizona artists and hear their stories firsthand, trace the impact of living artists on their communities and see how art is all around us. From across the art spectrum, see where life meets art.