Life, Earth & Space

  • cluster new ag
    High-Performance Computing Cluster ‘Monsoon’ to Boost NAU’s Research Capacity Featured Story | 3/31/2014

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has announced the availability of a new high-performance computing cluster to the NAU research community. Named Monsoon, the...

    Read More
  • Darrell Kaufman ag
    Darrell Kaufman: Taking the Long View of Climate ChangeResearch Profiles | 3/25/2014

    Regents’ ProfessorSchool of Earth Sciences and Environmental SustainabilityDirector, NAU Amino Acid Geochronology LaboratoryCo-editor, Quaternary GeochronologyDarrell...

    Read More
  • Antarctica ag
    NAU Biologist Confirms There Are Microorganisms Native to AntarcticaFeatured Story | 3/18/2014

    Imagine being able to hold an entire ecosystem in the palm of your hand. There are only a small number of places on Earth where this is possible—Antarctica is one of...

    Read More
  • water ag
    NAU Faculty Members Publish Book on Overlooked Values in Water ManagementResearch News | 3/17/2014

    Kira Artemis Russo, NAU instructor in the School of Communication, and Zachary Smith, NAU Regents’ Professor of Politics and International Affairs, recently published What...

    Read More
  • bird with backpack ag
    Energy Harvesting Merges Engineering and BiologyFeatured Story | 2/13/2014

    A bird flapping its wings or a fish’s deep dive may be pictures of nature in action, but in their elegant simplicity Michael Shafer sees the complex challenges of merging...

    Read More
  • microbe traders ag
    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...

    Read More
  • rabies ag
    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...

    Read More
  • white nose ag
    NAU Scientists Research How to Stop White Nose SydromeResearch Video | 1/8/2014

    Battling White Nose Syndrome...

    Read More
  • leaping lizard ag
    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...

    Read More
  • Alaska ag
    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...

    Read More