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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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    NAU Professor Contributes to the History of the U.S. Disability Rights MovementResearch News | 11/2/2012

    Associate Professor of History Linda Sargent Wood has been investigating Montana’s care of people with cognitive disabilities in the last half of the 20th century. Her...

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    NAU, TGen Awarded $2 Million To Study Biodiversity Link to Carbon CycleResearch News | 10/26/2012

    Potential connections between the biodiversity of soil microorganisms and the carbon cycle will be studied by Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the Translational...

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  • Bat discovery
    Professor Chambers Leads Nicaraguan Bat Expedition--And Discovers Rare BatResearch News | 10/19/2012

    Carol Chambers, Professor of Wildlife Ecology in Northern Arizona University’s (NAU’s) School of Forestry, is passionate about protecting bats. This year she organized a...

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    Will the Curiosity Rover Support NAU Professor’s Research?Research News | 10/8/2012

    Curiosity, NASA’s latest space rover to land on Mars, is on a mission to discover if carbon, water, and other life forms ever existed on the “Red Planet.”  Professor...

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