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NSF Grant to Help NAU Grow Drone Technology for Biologists and Ecologists

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Unmanned aerial vehicles, employing innovative engineering technology, will be built at NAU with instructions shared with researchers everywhere.
13-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Grant Highlights NAU’s Leadership in Biodiversity Digitization and Informatics

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Citizen scientists using a smartphone app will contribute data to a 27-museum collaboration to create an online data portal that integrates nearly 3 million North American butterfly and moth specimen records. Northern Arizona University will lead...
9-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU STEM Teaching Practices Shape Classrooms in India

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Dr. Pradeep "Max" Dass, director of the NAU Center of Science Teaching and Learning at NAU, is helping guide STEM teaching methods on the other side of the globe in a small school in India. The CSTL continues its mission to lead the way in global...
25-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biomass Offsets Little or None of Permafrost Carbon Release

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An expert assessment helps quantify the amount of carbon dioxide that will be released in the Arctic following climate-related changes in the biomass.
24-Mar-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Terrestrial Biosphere Contributing to Warming Climate

Terrestrial biosphere is contributing to climate change because of human activities including agriculture.
11-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

We’Ve Got Your Number: Tracing the Source of Invasive Japanese Beetles

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A technique developed by Northern Arizona University researchers can help invasive pest managers make more informed decisions about how to control Japanese beetles and the extensive damage they cause.
8-Mar-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NAU Researcher Rolling Out Remedy for Reading Crisis

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Trina Spencer, research director at the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University, is helping remedy the national reading crisis through the roll-out of a revolutionary language intervention system called Story Champs....
4-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Threat of Cytomegalovirus Far Outweighs Zika Risk

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Northern Arizona University researcher studies the impact of CMV on healthcare providers.
15-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Professor and Students Exploring Previously Undiscovered Archaeological Sites

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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

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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...
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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