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NAU-TGen Study Generates Soviet Anthrax Pathogen Genome From Autopsy Specimens

Next generation genomic analysis used to probe the former USSR’s biological weapons program
7-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$3 Million Grant to Support First Detailed Map of the Nation’s Food, Energy, and Water Systems


The interdisciplinary research project called “FEWSion,” which builds on Ruddell’s work on the National Water-Economy Project, will create and study the first detailed map of the system.
6-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Suggests Global Warming Began Decades Earlier


According to NAU Scientists, and their new study, global warming began in the Arctic and tropical oceans before thermometers were widespread enough to record the early signal.
30-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU Researcher Discovers Little Present-Day Water on Mars


Data gathered by the Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows no more than three percent water, the same as or less than the driest deserts on Earth.
30-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking the Mysteries of Plant Root Function, From Alaska to South Africa


It is easy to study what you can see. Researchers know a lot about how plants work aboveground, but what happens out of sight under the surface may control more than we once thought.
25-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Microbes, Nitrogen and Plant Responses to Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide


Plants can grow faster as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase, but only if they have enough nitrogen or partner with fungi that help them get it, according to new research published this week in Science.
27-Jun-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carbon Dioxide Biggest Player in Thawing Permafrost


Carbon dioxide emissions from dry and oxygen-rich environments will likely strengthen the climate forcing impact of thawing permafrost on top of methane release from oxygen-poor wetlands in the Arctic, according to a study led by Northern Arizona...
13-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beneficial Effects of Exercise Change with Age

Compared to older people, younger adults experience greater antioxidant benefits from one exercise session.
8-Jun-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor and Students Exploring Previously Undiscovered Archaeological Sites


LiDAR technology is helping archaeologists see through the thick jungle to Maya ruins in Belize.
10-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Forestry Expert: Western U.S. Faces Similar Threat as Deadly Australian Wildfires


The raging Australian wildfires that have killed more than 200 people and destroyed some 1,800 homes over the last few weeks can "absolutely happen in the western United States at any time this year," says forest ecosystem expert Wallace...
27-Feb-2009 1:00 PM EST

Geophysics and Earthquakes Expert Available for Comment

Northern Arizona University's Dr. David S. Brumbaugh, Director of the Arizona Earthquake Information Center, is available for comment about the earthquake in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 29, 2008.
30-Jul-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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