NAU Assistant Professor Dr. Teki Sankey with Jason McVay, Geospatial Research Specialist, and two of NAU’s drones. The multi-rotor, helicopter-like UAV plaltform is on the left, and the fixed-wing model is on the right. Photo: Monica Saaty, NAU IDEA Lab
Although drones often appear in the news with uses in everything from inconspicuous tracking to...
Drought-stressed forests in northern Arizona do not recover as quickly as previously thought. (Photo courtesy of William Anderegg.)
In forests around the world, drought leaves a legacy that endures even after the rains return....
Illustration from Mother Nature Network
Tiny nanorobots may be the next big breakthrough in fighting cancer. About the size of a virus,...
NAU researcher Christopher Mann has developed a technology that can match guns used at different crime scenes. Photo: Monica Saaty, NAU Idea Lab
One day, crime scene officers will take a bullet’s cartridge, make a three-dimensional image of...
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As global temperatures increase, fragile ecosystems across the world are facing drastic changes, such as more extreme forest fires and increasingly severe droughts. Dr. Michelle Mack, a professor at NAU’s Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (ECOSS) and a recognized leader in plant and ecosystem ecology, is researching how global climate change is affecting... read more