April 29, 2019No matter where you are in the United States, some food in your kitchen probably started its life in Fresno, California.How do you know? Vegetables, like … Read more about Data scientists mapped supply chains of every U.S. city. What it says is bigger than just where your food comes from.
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