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NAU Scientists Grow Ice to Support Mission to Pluto

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Northern Arizona University has one of the world's few ice labs, where scientists are growing ice samples simulating Pluto's surface.
15-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Researchers Sniffing Out Factors Affecting Staph Germs

A team of researchers took an ecological perspective toward the nose as an environment for microbes to investigate how other bacteria influence Staphylococcus aureus.
5-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Researchers Unearthing Slave Artifacts in South Carolina

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Assistant professor Sharon Moses is unearthing artifacts under former slave quarters. Her research is filling in historical gaps of slaves, including black Indians.
8-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Eat Dark Chocolate to Beat the Midday Slump

An EEG study performed by NAU researchers shows chocolate can increase brain characteristics of attention and significantly affect blood pressure levels.
8-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Researchers Clarify Impact of Permafrost Thaw

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Scientists know more about how climate change may be affected by the thawing of billions of tons of organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost. climate change happens
8-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

NAU Researcher Works to Understand Forces of Abrupt Climate Change

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Research of Africa's Lake Bosumtwi sediments provides insights into abrupt climate change
18-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

NAU Scientists Measure Bat Populations in Post-Wildfire Habitats

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Researchers are measuring bat populations in post-wildfire forests of Arizona. Bats are considered an indicator species of habitat health.
13-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

NAU Lab Turning Ideas Into Marketable Objects

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NAU's RAPIDLab turns researchers ideas into objects to be used at conferences and to bring products to the marketplace.
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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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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