Astronomy postdoc Valerie Payré is on an international team that discovered the origin of the martian meteorite known as Black Beauty, one of the most-studied meteorites in the world. It may hold clues to the development of Earth and other...
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Find out how an NAU team, led by professor Jim Gaherty, will conduct a seismological study of the Cocos tectonic plate deep beneath the Pacific Ocean.
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COVID-19 Vaccination Activates Antibodies Targeting Parts of Virus Spike Protein Shared Between Coronaviruses
Could the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine reawaken previous antibody responses and point the way to a universal coronavirus vaccine? A new analysis of the antibody response to a COVID-19 vaccine suggests the immune system’s history with other...
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Snake fungal disease is a relatively recent but growing concern among scientists, who are making comparisons to the devastating white-nose syndrome in bats. NAU professor Jason Ladner conducted a genetic study of the pathogen in the hopes of...
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Learn how NAU assistant professor Joe Mihaljevic will spearhead a major project to develop EpiMoRPH, a collaborative online hub that will make forecasting epidemics vastly more transparent and reliable. This project, funded by the National...
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Much of what scientists think about soil metabolism may be wrong. New evidence from NAU published in Plant and Soil suggests that microbes in different soils use different biochemical pathways to process nutrients, respire and grow. The study upends...
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The Arizona COVID-19 Genomics Union, led by Paul Keim and others throughout the state, is positioning Arizona to play a role in the planned U.S. Pathogen Genomics Centers of Excellence, a national network funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
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Because of the potential to deepen our understanding of the solar system and beyond, NASA this week extended the missions of eight of its spacecraft, including OSIRIS-REx—and NAU planetary geologist Chris Haberle will be one of the scientists...
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A team of NAU scientists, led by SICCS professor Kiona Ogle, won a $3.6 million grant from the NSF to study the legacy of extreme climate events on ecosystems in the American West; they hope to not only know how long an extreme event influences...
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