Life, Earth & Space

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    NAU Professor Helps Plan Conference on Asteroid Research in FlagstaffResearch News | 2/13/2013

    The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its third International Planetary Defense Conference “Gathering for Impact!” on April 15 through 19, 2013, at the High...

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    Jeff Foster: Tracking PathogensResearch Profiles | 2/12/2013

    Jeff Foster, PhD Associate Director, NAU Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics (MGGen)Research Assistant Professor of Biological SciencesCollege of Engineering,...

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    NAU’S MGGen Lab Tracks Lethal Bat FungusFeatured Story | 2/12/2013

    In the eastern United States and Canada bats have been dying by the hundreds of thousands—a result of a fungal disease called white-nose syndrome (WNS) caused by the...

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    Tom Sisk: Conserving through CollaborationResearch Profiles | 1/31/2013

    Tom Sisk, PhD Olajos-Goslow Endowed Chair of Environmental Science and Policy for the SouthwestDirector, Landscape Conservation InitiativeCollege of Engineering, Forestry,...

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  • american gut ag
    NAU Bioinformatics Professor to Study Microbes on Office SurfacesResearch News | 1/31/2013

    Most North Americans spend 95 percent of their time indoors where they are exposed to bacteria and fungi. Yet these microbial communities have largely gone unstudied. New...

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    NAU compostingResearch Video | 1/30/2013

    From Waste to Soil...

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    NAU Undergrad Itching To Discover How Fleas Spread Plague Featured Story | 1/24/2013

    Health officials in the Four Corners region of the United States continue to wrestle with a persistent plague pandemic that has the potential to infect humans. Northern...

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  • Food recovery ag
    NAU's Food Recovery Program: Gateway to a Zero-Waste Campus Research News | 1/22/2013

    Competition in the kitchen usually involves cooking prowess, but “back of house” staff at Northern Arizona University (NAU) are trying to outdo one another in a much...

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  • american gut ag
    What Bacteria Live Inside Our Bellies? Research News | 1/7/2013

    Bacteria in our bellies help us break down the food we eat, but not everybody’s digestive track is the same. In fact, a new research project, called American Gut, is trying...

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  • Artificial Bat Houses ag
    Artificial bat housesResearch Video | 12/17/2012

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