NAU team finds U.S. greenhouse gas emissions decline during COVID lockdown 3x greater than previously reported
The team of scientists built a reliable, real-time emissions estimate system to inform and correct public policy as the United States takes on a new pollution reduction target.
4-May-2021 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The ranch in northern Arizona is a transition zone between piñon/juniper and ponderosa pine ecosystems and has a dynamic ecosystem where species are visibly shifting and responding to global environmental change. The donation allows for the land...
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The study, led by Ecoss director Bruce Hungate and co-authored by many other NAU researchers, found that these predatory bacteria, which eat other bacteria, play an outsized role in how elements are stored in or released from soil.
29-Apr-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The study, led by professors Michael Shafer and Heidi Feigenbaum, demonstrates that ‘cavatappi’ artificial muscles, which are based on the shape of Italian pasta, exhibit specific work and power metrics 10 and five times higher than human...
21-Apr-2021 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The study, led by NAU's Michelle Mack, began after the 2004 fire season in Alaska, which led to a dramatic shift in the trees that grew in the area. Researchers found the aspen and birch trees absorbed more carbon more quickly than the black spruce...
15-Apr-2021 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Funded through NSF grant, NAU researcher strives to increase participation of neurodiverse students in STEM fields
Psychological sciences professor Ronda Jenson is leading a team of researchers in supporting the success of neurodivergent students in higher education, with the goal of increasing the pipeline into STEM careers.
30-Mar-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
NAU geomorphologists map fine sediment in Colorado River ecosystem to improve long-term sandbar management
Matt Kaplinski, a senior research associate in Northern Arizona University’s School of Earth and Sustainability (SES), is the principal investigator on a project, “Long Term Monitoring of Sediment Resources and Channel Substrates of the Colorado...
22-Mar-2021 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NAU bioengineer partners with industry expert to launch successful spin-off commercializing mobility technologies
NAU bioengineer Zach Lerner launched what is quickly becoming the university’s most successful commercial spin-off based on his bioengineering research and the patent-pending technologies he invented as a result.
19-Mar-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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