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NAU Project Will Study National Park Boundaries from Space

The team will look at divisions caused by land-management choices, like logging.

Fitbits for Animals? Trackers Reveal ‘Secret Life’ of Squirrels

NAU researchers outfitted the rodents with 'accelerometers' to track their activities.

Radar Links Wastewater Pumping to Earthquakes

Technology observing dips and buckles of Earth found uplift near injection wells.

Study: Twitter Reveals Trauma after Campus Shootings

Tweets could help reveal insight about community reaction to NAU Flagstaff shooting.

Thermal Camera to Help Search for Jupiter Moon's Ocean

ASU-developed device will give a starting point for quest for constituents of life on Europa.

NAU Lab Develops Tool To ID Bats From Guano

A DNA "mini-barcode" is aimed at making it easier to locate bats globally.

ASU Lab Tracking Cyber Threats On Deep Web, Dark Web

Machine learning and data mining aim to identify patterns to stop attacks before they occur.

Lowell Scientist Explains Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon

Frozen methane builds up at the winter pole, like layers of spray paint.

NAU Expedition Uncovers Mayan Tomb in Belize

Burial chamber 5 times as large as typical Mayan tomb found at Xunantunich.

Greenhouse Gas Surprise in Colorado River Pulse Flow

100,000 acre-feet released into delta had unexpected side effect, scientist says.

UA Asteroid Mission Aims for Clues to Solar System Origins

OSIRIS-REx launch window opens Sept. 8; flight scheduled for 7 years.

Two Meteor Showers Will Dazzle in Arizona's August Sky

Overlapping showers mean lots of visible shooting stars.

Will High-Tech Cameras Replace Humans in Mountain Lookouts?

'Old-school' Arizona forest managers resist changeover, preferring human touch.

Tucson Researcher Receives Honor for Service to Planetary Science

Planetary Science Institute head Mark V. Sykes awarded by peers

De-Icer on Northern Arizona Roads Harms Pine Trees

Coconino County, Flagstaff switch back to environmentally friendlier cinders.

Christmas Full Moon: Bright Ornament in the Sky

First holiday occurrence in 38 years; we won't have another for 19 years.

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