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NMSU Anthropology Professor Studies Evidence of Historic Trading Route

An assistant professor of anthropology and her students at New Mexico State University are conducting archaeological research on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, a Spanish-Colonial period trade route extending from Mexico City to Santa Fe.
15-May-2018 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Publish Findings on Study Involving Sleep, Adolescent Stress

Four faculty members at New Mexico State University have published findings of their study involving effective measures to remedy stress among adolescents.
20-Mar-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Professor Discovers Answers About Seismic Shifts Deep in the Earth

The largest and most-devastating earthquakes and volcano eruptions occur where one tectonic plate is shifted underneath another one. A New Mexico State University researcher authored a paper published recently in “Nature Communications” that...
15-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Studies Support the Idea that Female Birds Prefer to Mate and Raise Chicks with Smart Males

Two former New Mexico State University biology graduate students are currently publishing their dissertation research investigating how the selection of mates may have contributed to the development of sophisticated cognitive abilities in birds.
13-Mar-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Water Conservation: Artificial Turfgrass Versus Real Grass

The colleges of engineering and agriculture worked together over the summer to find out if turfgrass conserves more water than real grass does. At the end of the project they concluded that turfgrass requires a lot more water to stay cool throughout...
8-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Study Growth of Hawk Population in Albuquerque

A student in New Mexico State University’s Biology Department recently published a paper in “Condor,” a scientific journal, about the nesting and populating of Cooper’s hawks in urban areas.
22-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Professor to Study Mental Health of Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico

Last year, Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, becoming one of the worst natural disasters in U.S territory. Ivelisse Torres Fernandez, an assistant professor at New Mexico State University and a native of Puerto Rico, has begun a study to examine...
6-Feb-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


NMSU Professor Conducts Research on Golden Eagles Being Killed by Wind Turbines

A New Mexico State University professor in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences is conducting research on golden eagles being killed by wind turbines and other human-related factors.
13-Dec-2017 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

Building trust in government.

NMSU government professor Christa Slaton's research focuses on ethics in government.
28-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Sociologist Discusses How Social Justice Activism Through Sports Is Working in NFL Controversy.

10-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT


NMSU Expert Gives Tips on Safe Water Storage, Treatment in Case of Crisis

In the case of emergencies affecting potable water supplies, New Mexico State University water expert Rossana Sallenave released a guide on how to properly treat and store water for long periods of time.
22-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST


Landscape Ecologist to Research, Teach Dryland Ecology

22-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST


Professor's Football Research Emphasizes Lower Extremity Loading Patterns, Torque Production and Velocity-Based Resistance Training

2-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST


Professor's Research Demonstrates How Imagery Works to Improve Sport Performance

2-Feb-2017 10:00 AM EST


Dean on Expert Panel to Develop the National Academy of Medicine Report on Family Caregiving for Older Adults

6-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT


Chile Researchers Lead the Way When It Comes To "Super-Hot" Varieties

Known by many as the “Chileman,” Paul Bosland is widely considered the world’s foremost authority on chile peppers.
13-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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