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NAU Study Finds Drought-Quenching Bacteria Protects Plants From Climate Stress


The study, led by doctoral student Rachel Rubin, determined bacteria could play a significant role in increasing crop yields in the future, even in times of drought
20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU Researcher Discovers Key to Fighting Autism May Lie Not in the Mind, but in the Gut

Greg Caporaso showed promising research that could lead to a new treatment option for autism spectrum disorder.
23-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

NAU Scientist Pioneers Novel Ways to Study Endangered Baleen Whales


Research professor Kathleen Hunt has found that baleen stores a wide range of hormonal data that can help chart a female whale’s reproductive history–data which she hopes can be used to help repopulate them.
12-Dec-2016 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

NAU Ecologist Shares Permafrost Prediction


An article by NAU researcher Ted Schuur discusses how the release of carbon stored in the soil of the thawing Arctic tundra has the potential for speeding up climate change.
28-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NAU Scientists Develop a Novel Strategy for Restoring Sagebrush Habitat

The $335,000 grant will allow scientists with the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research to test the nucleation approach.
27-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NAU-TGen Study Generates Soviet Anthrax Pathogen Genome From Autopsy Specimens

Next generation genomic analysis used to probe the former USSR’s biological weapons program
7-Sep-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$3 Million Grant to Support First Detailed Map of the Nation’s Food, Energy, and Water Systems


The interdisciplinary research project called “FEWSion,” which builds on Ruddell’s work on the National Water-Economy Project, will create and study the first detailed map of the system.
6-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Suggests Global Warming Began Decades Earlier


According to NAU Scientists, and their new study, global warming began in the Arctic and tropical oceans before thermometers were widespread enough to record the early signal.
30-Aug-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Available to Discuss New Findings About Southern California’s Earthquake Risk

9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

Expert: Lakotas’ Continuing Opposition to #DAPL Measured by Effects on Future Generations

23-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

Expert: Without TPP, China Looms Large in U.S.-Asia Trade Talks

21-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST

Film Expert Available to Discuss Coming Oscar Nominations

23-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

Professor and Students Exploring Previously Undiscovered Archaeological Sites


LiDAR technology is helping archaeologists see through the thick jungle to Maya ruins in Belize.
10-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Forestry Expert: Western U.S. Faces Similar Threat as Deadly Australian Wildfires


The raging Australian wildfires that have killed more than 200 people and destroyed some 1,800 homes over the last few weeks can "absolutely happen in the western United States at any time this year," says forest ecosystem expert Wallace...
27-Feb-2009 1:00 PM EST

Geophysics and Earthquakes Expert Available for Comment

Northern Arizona University's Dr. David S. Brumbaugh, Director of the Arizona Earthquake Information Center, is available for comment about the earthquake in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 29, 2008.
30-Jul-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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