Adapting protocol pioneered for Zika, researchers find West Nile Virus now a permanent part of Arizona ecosystem
With winter temperatures in Maricopa County rarely dipping below freezing--60 degrees and raining, like today, is one of its more wintry days--Arizona is a perfect home for virus-carrying mosquitoes to overwinter, allowing the virus to survive.
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Astronomy professor Chad Trujillo is on a team that's searching for Planet X, and while they're still looking for the elusive orb, the team has discovered other planets and more moons around Jupiter.
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Animals help mitigate climate change through influence on carbon cycle, according to interdisciplinary team of remote sensing scientists
Scott Goetz and Chris Doughty of Northern Arizona University participated in a study published in the journal Science that shows animals play a significant role in mitigating the effects of climate change by mediating carbon exchange between...
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Corina Kellner of Northern Arizona University will use a Senior Archaeology Award to fund two summers of research in southern Peru to study the development, expansion and collapse of the Nasca and Wari societies during the Andean Middle Horizon...
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The study, which was recently published in Nature, tracked how disease is spread by placing colored dust on hibernating bats to mimic how a fungal pathogen is transferred from one individual to another. Then, biologists found connections between how...
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Jani Ingram and Angelina Castagno of Northern Arizona University received an NSF grant to study the ethical issues Indigenous students and professionals experience in STEM fields and the extent to which spiritual beliefs and taboos create barriers...
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Christopher Doughty and a team of researchers studied more than 4,000 leaves in the tropics of Peru. Not only did they find that climate change will likely cause leaves to become thinner, but these leaves will become darker and absorb more of the...
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NASA telescope’s ‘non-detection’ of first interstellar object in solar system leads team of astronomers to conclusions about mystery object's size, reflectivity
Led by Northern Arizona University astronomy professor David Trilling, the group determined ’Oumuamua's general size, which was too small to be seen by the telescope, as well as finding it may be 10 times more reflective than comets in the solar...
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Ecologist available to discuss UN climate talks, effectiveness of agreed-upon approach to reducing emissions
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Data Mapping Shows Hurricane Florence Could Disrupt Supply Chains Beyond Mid-Atlantic Region, with All Eyes on Port of Charleston
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Mars Researcher Available to Discuss NASA's Curiosity Rover Discovering Methane, Organic Material on Mars
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Expert: NASA’s InSight could provide insight into Mars’ surface habitability, evidence of ‘marsquakes’
Planetary geologist Mark Salvatore said this mission will provide the clearest look into Mars' interior structure, which will help scientists understand planetary formation and ways Earth and Mars differentiated over time.
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Biologist Available to Discuss CDC Report on Increase in Infections From Insects and Arachnids to Humans
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