Trembling Tenors: Choir Helps People with Parkinson's Disease Battle Destructive Effects to Muscles, Brain, Voice
The Mountain Tremors is a partnership between Northern Arizona University's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and School of Music and the Parkinson's Support Group in Flagstaff.
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Grasshopper mice, rodents known for their remarkably loud call, produce audible vocalizations in the same way that humans speak and wolves howl, according to new research.
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Ecologist: Tracking Bacterial Movement Between Humans, Animals Key to Understanding Antibiotic Resistance
Benjamin Koch and his co-authors treated bacteria the way they would any ecosystem, using genomic "tags" to track bacterial transmission.
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Petra Williams, a professor of physical therapy, is part of a team that uses immersive virtual reality to provide teaching experiences to students in health professions.
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Increasing Aridity and Land-Use Overlap Have Potential to Cause Social and Economic Conflict in Dryland Areas
According to a paper published recently in Ecosphere, Drylands are of concern because broad-scale changes in these systems have the potential to affect 36 percent of the world’s human population.
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Forests in Central America are diminishing at alarming rates for reasons you would never suspect.
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Scientists believe that biochar, the partially burned remains of plants, has been used as fertilizer for at least 2,000 years in the Amazon Basin. Since initial studies published several years ago promoted biochar, farmers around the world have been...
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Decreases in river flows and frequency of flooding with future climate warming will likely shift vegetation along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon to species with more drought-tolerant traits.
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LiDAR technology is helping archaeologists see through the thick jungle to Maya ruins in Belize.
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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...
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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.
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