Scientists at Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, the Arizona Geological Survey at the University of Arizona and the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado Boulder have been awarded almost $2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a virtual reality teaching tool called Polar Explorer. In this… Read more
A new paper in Nature lays out the way natural ecosystems parallel U.S. supply chains and how American cities can use these tools to strengthen their supply chains.
The paper, “Supply chain diversity buffers cities against food shocks,” is co-authored by Benjamin Ruddell, director of the FEWSION Project and the School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems at Northern… Read more
Scientists build reliable, real-time emissions estimate system to inform, correct public policy as nation takes on new reduction targets
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally and continues to influence emissions as the response to COVID-19 evolves. Reliable data that can provide a real-time update of emissions has been difficult to acquire… Read more
The results of a study led by Northern Arizona University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, suggest the immune systems of people infected with COVID-19 may rely on antibodies created during infections from earlier coronaviruses to help fight the disease.
COVID-19 isn’t humanity’s first encounter with a coronavirus, so named because… Read more
When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, K-12 schools were among the first operations to close in order to prevent community spread in the US.
As schools slowly begin to reopen for in-person classes throughout the country, there is still sparse information about COVID-19 mitigation strategy adherence, including physical distancing, mask wearing, and hand washing, among students in school.
Ricky Camplain and Nanette “Gigi” Lopez, both assistant professors with Northern Arizona University’s Read more
In Native American tribes, community health representatives (CHRs) are unique and valued members of the health care system serving their communities. New research out of Northern Arizona University shows that despite their critical importance to the community, CHRs lack the support needed to do their work effectively.