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    The Financial Impact of a WildfireResearch News | 5/31/2013

    The physical impact of wildfires is something residents in the Southwest are all too familiar with—charred trees, damaged structures, flooded streets, and barren land...

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    New Research Training Program Brings Post-Doc Expertise to NAUResearch News | 5/6/2013

    More than a dozen new post-doctoral scholars (Post-docs) have arrived at Northern Arizona University (NAU) this spring. Most of the Post-docs are from research universities...

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    Latest Study Reconstructs Earth’s Climate History: Temperatures Varied by RegionResearch News | 4/30/2013

    As climate studies saturate scientific journals and mainstream media, with opposing viewpoints quickly squaring off in reaction and debate, new findings can easily be lost...

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    Promoting STEM majors to Native American studentsResearch News | 4/3/2013

    Results from the first three years of a longitudinal study by Christina Moyer, a psychology graduate student at Northern Arizona University (NAU), other NAU faculty and...

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    NAU Professor Designs Interactive Website for Bach’s St. Matthew PassionResearch News | 3/14/2013

    To commemorate Bach’s birthday, Tim Smith, professor of music theory at Northern Arizona University, has designed a “virtual performance” of the St. Matthew Passion. The...

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    NAU Student Researchers To Present Their Work at National ConferenceResearch News | 3/5/2013

    Eleven NAU students majoring in astronomy, biological sciences, biomedical science, environmental sciences, forestry, mechanical engineering, and physics have been...

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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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    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'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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    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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