Drylands make up nearly half the Earth’s land surface, and the effects of grazing livestock on their ability to support people, plants and animals is a key question as the global climate changes and warms. A new international study published in Science is the first to measure how grazing… Read more
Several NAU professors are part of a global team of climate scientists recently recognized for their service to humanity.
In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was awarded the 2022 Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity. The IPCC, a body of the United Nations that won… Read more
By the end of this century, permafrost in the rapidly warming Arctic will likely emit as much carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere as a large industrial nation, and potentially more than the U.S. has emitted since the start of the industrial revolution.
But that’s only… Read more
More than 100 free family-friendly events focus on ancient cultures, the environment and more
The 2022 Festival of Science, a Flagstaff tradition since 1990, kicks off on Friday, Sept. 23, bringing more than 100 free, family-friendly events to the community—many of them highlighting Northern Arizona University faculty and staff as presenters, lecturers and hosts.
This year’s Festival theme is “Pyramids… Read more
Multidisciplinary team will apply quantitative stable isotope probing (qSIP), a technology widely used in environmental microbiome sciences
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 6.2 million Americans are living with this progressive neurologic disorder, and it is the sixth-leading… Read more