Life, Earth & Space

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    Research Shows Microbes Are Savvy TradersResearch News | 1/16/2014

    A closer look at microbes reveals there is big business going on in their very small world, and sometimes we are part of the transaction.An international team of...

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    Humans Could Be Contributing to Rabies OutbreaksFeatured Story | 1/13/2014

    People in urban areas are creating conditions for skunks to live in close proximity to one another, leading to more interaction not only with themselves and other...

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    NAU Scientists Research How to Stop White Nose SydromeResearch Video | 1/8/2014

    Battling White Nose Syndrome...

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    How Salamanders Become AirborneResearch News | 1/8/2014

    By Elizabeth Pennisi, staff writer for ScienceSalamanders aren't known for their power thighs. Yet some can put the best basketball players to shame, leaping six to...

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    Coring at an Arctic LakeWorth 1000 Words | 1/7/2014

    This vast snowy landscape is located on the north slope of Alaska’s Brooks Range, far north of the Arctic Circle. Camp was set up at the edge of the snowy runway, still...

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    NAU Astronomers Nix Asteroid for NASA MissionResearch News | 12/23/2013

    Early this year, NASA announced a bold robotic mission to capture an asteroid in a bag and return the rock to Earth orbit so it could be studied. The mission could serve...

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    The Plight of the Yellow-Billed CuckooResearch News | 10/25/2013

    Make the trees tall, thick and dense, let the water run free -- and the cuckoos will come. That’s a big part of what the rare, potentially protected Western yellow-billed...

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    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on BatsResearch Video | 10/2/2013

    Grad Student Erin Saunders Studies Effects of Fires on Bats...

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    NAU Scientists Contribute to International Report on Climate Change Featured Story | 9/30/2013

    As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases Volume 1 of its fifth assessment report, the results of published investigations by several Northern...

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    NAU To Host Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado PlateauResearch News | 8/23/2013

    The12th Biennial Conference of Science and Management on the Colorado Plateau will be held at Northern Arizona University (NAU) September 16-19, 2013. This forum...

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