Northern Arizona University hit the top 100 for the first time, moving to No. 96 in the National Science Foundation’s latest national research rankings of universities without a … Read more about NAU achieves top 100 in national research rankings
When it comes to climate change, not all carbon is created equal. Among greenhouse gases, methane is 34 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
In the Arctic, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as anywhere else in the world, scientists want to understand the ratio of carbon dioxide to methane gas released by thawing permafrost—the frozen ground in that region. As the permafrost thaws, microbes wake up and begin digesting the newly available remains of ancient plants and animals… Read more