Good genes: Researchers break down DNA of world’s largest mammals to discover how whales defy the cancer odds
In examining the DNA of a variety of whales, Northern Arizona University researcher Marc Tollis and an international team of scientists found these giant mammals have genetically adapted to protect against cancer. They want to know how this could...
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Data scientists mapped supply chains of every U.S. city. What they found is bigger than just where your food comes from.
Northern Arizona University Ben Ruddell led a team of scientists to create a map, based on real data, that shows where food, water and energy originate in the United State, how they get to their destination and the untapped potential for cooperation...
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Excavating a climate report from the past: Geology team joins multidisciplinary study to investigate ancient warming event
Northern Arizona University geology professor Michael Smith will map the layers of rock in the Green River Formation in Wyoming to learn about the climate and flooding events during a period 50 to 53 million years ago when the climate was much...
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Northern Arizona University professor Ishan Bhatt leads a team that is looking at possible causes of tinnitus and possibly open the door to more specific treatments.
10-Apr-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cybersecurity team testing ternary computing to secure blockchain technology for cryptocurrency and other applications
The team of Northern Arizona University researchers received a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Lab to study how to apply technology to secure blockchain networks, which attract terrorists, criminals and black market businesses who...
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In the journal Science, Jeffrey Foster detailed his latest research on the relationship between bird and plant species on Oahu and how reliant the birds and plants are on each other, raising concerns about the ecological effects of continued...
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A research team that includes Northern Arizona University chemistry professor Naomi Lee received an NIH grant to develop a vaccine that can blunt the effects of drugs by triggering the patient's immune system.
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Northern Arizona University researchers used climate records dating back thousands of years to demonstrate that warming in the Arctic is associated with fewer storms and increased aridity in a huge swath of the Northern Hemisphere, which could lead...
26-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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