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Flinn Foundation funds NAU microbiologist’s study to address health disparities through novel therapeutic for asthma

Although there is no cure, researchers launched a two-year clinical study to determine whether adding low-cost prebiotic soluble fiber supplements to a patient’s diet can help improve asthma symptoms.
18-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


NAU physicist awarded prestigious $502,000 NSF grant to harness active matter for nanoscale applications

The award will support a five-year project during which a unique system of microscale self-propelled particles will be developed that will enable control of the movement in unprecedented ways.
12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rest in Peace, Mars Exploration Rover-B, AKA Opportunity: Jan. 25, 2004-Feb. 13, 2019

Northern Arizona University planetary scientist Mark Salvatore eulogizes NASA's Opportunity rover after the mission was declared ended on Feb. 13, months after the rover went silent during a dust storm and 15 years after it landed on Mars.
14-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bridging the ‘digital divide’: Computer scientist using innovative technology, social science to improve lives in underserved communities

Morgan Vigil-Hayes, an assistant professor of computer science at Northern Arizona University, aims to bring more reliable Internet access to tribal communities and other underserved areas by designing and implementing community-centric networked...
12-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Arizona cybersecurity expert elected senior member of the National Academy of Inventors

Bertrand Cambou, a professor of practice at Northern Arizona University, has authored or co-authored 48 granted patents in his career and has disclosed 32 inventions at NAU, leading to a total of 35 patent applications. His main areas of research...
11-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Major DOE study launched to drastically reduce data center energy consumption

The team, which includes Northern Arizona University physicist Ryan Behunin, is creating a low-power, low-cost solution to overcome power and bandwidth scaling limitations of the current technologies governing data center energy use, which is...
1-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The value of ecological restoration: In new study, researchers find people willing to pay to protect aquifer recharge and water supply

Northern Arizona University researchers Julie Mueller, Adrienne Soder and Abe Springer found residents of the Phoenix metropolitan area are willing to pay to protect critical habitats, access to recreation, surface and groundwater and culturally...
23-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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.
15-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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