Expertise In…

ASU Research Magazine

Selected Samples

BeansSpring-Summer 2008

Full of Beans

Read more about the cholesterol-lowering effects of beans.

Honorable Mention, Writer’s Digest 78th Annual Writing Competition



Sum08_toosmallSpring-Summer 2008

Too Small to See

Read more about nanoparticles used in everyday products and their impact on the environment, drinking water and the human body.

Honorable Mention, Writer’s Digest 77th Annual Writing Competition


ArtofLeavingSpring-Summer 2007

The Art of Leaving

Read more about the impact of palliative care services offered to those facing the end of life.

International Academy of the Arts Silver Communicator Award of Distinction; IABC Southern Region Silver Quill Award of Merit; IABC Cactus Quill Award of Excellence; Writer’s Digest 76th Annual Writing        Competition, Honorable Mention


measure upSpring-Summer 2007

Measure Up

Read more about the hands-off procurement system that leads to contractor performance and under-budget success time and again.




SunSpring 2005

Avoiding Blackouts and Embracing the Sun

Read more about ASU researchers’ alternative energy research.




humanfactorWinter 2004

The Human Factor

Read more about human behavior in various environments – including the cockpit, predator aircraft and flight simulators.



To read additional ASU Research stories written by Melissa, visit ASU Research Online.