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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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    NAU Faculty Awarded NSF Grant in Ethics Education Research News | 12/17/2012

    Northern Arizona University (NAU) Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Downard is the principal investigator of a multidisciplinary project that has been funded by...

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    NAU Professor Named 2012 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the YearResearch News | 12/4/2012

    Paul Keim, Northern Arizona University (NAU) Regents Professor (Department of Biological Sciences) and Director of NAU’s Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics...

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    Research Links Rice Agriculture to Global WarmingResearch News | 11/19/2012

    More carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and rising temperatures are causing rice agriculture to become a larger source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, new research...

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    Placebos 'Could Be an Effective Agent in Their Own Right' Says NAU ProfessorResearch News | 11/13/2012

    Drug trials often include placebos, which may have their own benefits and side-effects, says Northern Arizona University (NAU) Associate Professor Alison Adams in the...

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