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    Early Cases of Rabies Are Showing Up in Skunks Research News | 2/28/2014

    The unusually mild winter is fueling a rabies outbreak among skunks in southern Arizona, and one expert said it’s only a matter of time before the problem begins in...

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    Solar Expert to Discuss Solar Industry Challenges, OpportunitiesResearch News | 2/10/2014

    Meng Tao, a professor of electrical engineering for the Laboratory for Terawatt Photovoltaics at Arizona State University, will kick off NAU’s spring Engineering Seminar...

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    Participants Sought for Research on Exercise and AgingResearch News | 2/4/2014

    Men and women older than 50 are invited to participate in two studies being conducted by Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Tinna Traustadottir in her exercise physiology...

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    More Observation Time for NAU at Lowell Observatory’s Discovery Channel TelescopeResearch News | 1/21/2014

    Northern Arizona University has become a formal partner in Lowell Observatory’s Discovery Channel Telescope. The five-year partnership, beginning January 2014, will give...

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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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    NAU Researchers Study Lingering Effects of Athletic ConcussionsResearch News | 1/10/2014

    After a concussion, a college athlete’s rush to return to the field raises questions of game-time performance and safety, but the lingering effects might just show up in...

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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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    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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    Chicken Surprise: Antibiotic-Resistant E. Coli in All Production Methods Research News | 10/3/2013

    Consumers shopping for raw chicken that does not contain antibiotic-resistant E. coli are in for a difficult search, according to a research team from four separate...

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