Fighting melanoma with zebrafish: Biologists in search of a powerful combination of cancer-fighting drugs
Northern Arizona University professor Matthew Salanga is leading an 18-month project, funded by the Flinn Foundation, in search of drugs to help fight the deadliest form of skin cancer.
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Medical device engineer developing innovative biomaterial for improved treatment of cerebral aneurysms
Northern Arizona University researcher Tim Becker hopes the new material can plug a ballooning aneurysm, help tissue to regrow over the material and heal the blood vessel itself, which should improve patient outcomes.
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Northern Arizona University professors Rebecca Hewitt and Michelle Mack authored the study, published this week in New Phytologist, which could have implications for researchers and computer models that predict where nitrogen and carbon go at both...
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Northern Arizona University assistant professor Mark Salvatore and doctoral student Helen Eifert are working on an NSF-funded project to analyze data across the frozen landscape of Antarctica, which will eventually help scientists produce detailed...
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NAU receives $6.83 million grant to continue community-based Native American cancer prevention program
In the next five years, the NACP will focus the program's immediate priorities on enhancing the partnership with the University of Arizona Cancer Center to make a greater impact in addressing cancer health disparities for Native Americans in Arizona...
11-Dec-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
One step closer to living on Mars: NAU scientists contribute to NASA’s 'treasure map' of widespread water ice near planet’s surface
Northern Arizona University professor Christopher Edwards and postdoc Jennifer Buz are co-authors of a study published this week in Geophysical Research Letters that mapped several locations on Mars at high and mid-latitudes where water ice exists...
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NAU team awarded prestigious Chan Zuckerberg grant to build global community around bioinformatics software
Greg Caporaso is leading the effort, which is aimed at building a more diverse community of users and developers of QIIME 2, an open source and free bioinformatics software, by making it easier for microbiome scientists and software developers...
14-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites
It's a fecal sequel: New research from interdisciplinary team expands the answers we can get from bat guano
Geneticist Faith Walker, a researcher at Northern Arizona University, tested whether other questions could be answered by her Species from Feces assay beyond just species. Her answer? Yes, quite a few more questions can be answered.
14-Nov-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
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International quantum computing experts available to discuss Google’s quantum computing announcement
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Ecologist available to discuss UN climate talks, effectiveness of agreed-upon approach to reducing emissions
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Mars Researcher Available to Discuss NASA's Curiosity Rover Discovering Methane, Organic Material on Mars
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Expert: NASA’s InSight could provide insight into Mars’ surface habitability, evidence of ‘marsquakes’
Planetary geologist Mark Salvatore said this mission will provide the clearest look into Mars' interior structure, which will help scientists understand planetary formation and ways Earth and Mars differentiated over time.
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