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
Wireless networking researcher wins Air Force's Young Investigator Award for research into smart drones
Northern Arizona University assistant professor Fatemeh Afghah is one of 40 recipients of the grant, given to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance career development and provide opportunities for engineers to address...
8-Nov-2019 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites
Can a drug that repairs DNA help prevent noise-induced hearing loss? Learn about the audiologist testing this novel treatment.
Northern Arizona University professor O'neil Guthrie is testing a drug designed to help the body's natural ability to repair DNA to determine whether it can help repair cells damaged by noise and help prevent hearing loss.
5-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
A deadly fungus is wiping out North American bats while Eurasian bats have learned to live with it. An international team wants to know why.
Wildlife disease ecologist Jeff Foster of Northern Arizona University is partnering with researchers throughout the world to study the spread of white-nose syndrome, which was discovered in North America in 2006. Researchers believed it migrated...
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Pioneering oncology researcher leads publication of new exercise prescriptions for cancer prevention, survival
Oncology nurse practitioner Anna Schwartz, a professor at Northern Arizona University, was a leader on the team that reviewed the latest scientific evidence and offered recommendations about the benefits of exercise for prevention, treatment,...
14-Oct-2019 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Interdisciplinary cyberengineering team wins $6M grant to develop computing solutions to combat cyberattacks
Funded by the Air Force Research Lab, the team of scientists from Northern Arizona University aims to increase computing diversity among hardware and software, making them nearly impossible to hack.
14-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Michael Shafer, Carol Chamber and Paul Flikkema of Northern Arizona University led the groundbreaking project, which utilizes drones to capture transmissions from the tracking devices scientists place on small animals to follow their migration and...
1-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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