Aug. 22, 2019Pools of old carbon in the soil of boreal forests historically safe from combustion are being released by more frequent and larger wildfires, a team led by … Read more about Larger, more frequent fires in boreal forest threaten previously protected carbon stores, NAU-led research team reports in Nature
Devising a way to see something that has yet to be seen takes big ideas, teamwork and the support of those who understand the value of a calculated risk.
That confluence of forces has delivered a $1 million award from the W. M. Keck Foundation to a transdisciplinary research team at Northern Arizona University, which aims to transform current understanding about muscle contraction.
Led by Regents’ Professor Kiisa Nishikawa, a biologist, the group has been working for six years to… Read more
A mind bent on improvising can twist the mundane into utility, and that is no small matter in a developing country. But when the minds are from a country rich in resources, the biggest challenge can be to imagine scarcity.
The solar autoclave, a potentially life-saving device for sterilizing medical equipment, embodies the improvising spirit while employing the ingenuity of senior engineering students inspired by their Northern Arizona University professor.
“This project is something that I had been thinking about,” said… Read more