Warmer temperatures lengthen growing season, increase plants’ vulnerability to frost, researcher finds
Northern Arizona University ecologist Andrew Richardson used PhenoCam, a network of automated digital cameras, to track this unusual effect of climate change.
7-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Proponents of “terraforming” Mars to make it habitable propose releasing greenhouse gases from the planet’s surface such as carbon dioxide (CO2) to trap heat, warm the climate and ultimately increase the atmospheric pressure. The plausibility...
27-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Over the past 16 centuries, it’s been buried, soaked, lost, looted, sold across international borders, feared, destroyed by war, painted with shellac and set between sheets of glass.Its writers, followers of a visionary named Mani, wrote their...
26-Jul-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Citizen-Scientist Study Results Find Ticks Capable of Carrying Lyme Disease in 83 Additional U.S. Counties
More than 16,000 ticks were sent in by people across the country and tested for various bacterial infections. Results show ticks capable of carrying Lyme disease are more widespread than originally thought.
11-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Northern Arizona University receives $2.6 million grant to train, mentor Native American students in STEM disciplines
A team of researchers at NAU was recently awarded $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a new program that will provide Native American students in STEM disciplines with unique opportunities to work with world-class...
27-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers Find Connection Between Water Quality and Forest Restoration After Fires, Climate Change
The scholars from Northern Arizona University found the significant and worrisome negative effects of climate change and wildfire could be mitigated with targeted forest restoration.
25-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
With $879,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation, Northern Arizona University entomologist Aaron Smith recently embarked on a major study that seeks to advance scientific understanding of these remarkable insects, including their...
20-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Led by the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the project will create a new version of the Symbiota software which will increase the platform’s digital specimen records, expand its use by researchers, improve sustainability and...
20-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
see all news
20-Jul-2018 4:50 PM EDT
Mars Researcher Available to Discuss NASA's Curiosity Rover Discovering Methane, Organic Material on Mars
7-Jun-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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.
7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Biologist Available to Discuss CDC Report on Increase in Infections From Insects and Arachnids to Humans
1-May-2018 3:50 PM EDT
16-Apr-2018 4:55 PM EDT
Thus, Let the Beat Rock, Rock on Indeed: Black Music Here to Stay, and It’s Time Grammy Awards Recognizes It
29-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST
30-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT
11-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDTsee all experts