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Demoted as a Planet, Pluto May Get Another Chance

Astronomers discussing new definition that would include it and other celestial bodies.

Total Solar Eclipse in 6 Months Has Astronomers Preparing

Phenomenon can be seen in 70-mile swath from regon to South Carolina; partly visible in Arizona.

NAU Study: Some Success In Pine Forests With Managed Wildfires

Moderate-severity fires can restore historical conditions in certain areas.

UA Names Interim Health Sciences VP to Replace Garcia

Leigh Neumayer, first female head of UA Surgery Department, will start Jan. 1.

Arizona Regents to Trump: Protect 'Dreamer' Students

Letter from board asks president-elect to work with Congress to accomodate 'Dreamers.'

I-10's Benefits Speed Through Arizona; Research May Help

State gets the pollution, congestion, accidents, but not much economic benefit.

Student Enrollment At UA Grows Slower than ASU, NAU

Growth was 1.2 percent in Tucson versus 5.3 percent statewide.

Arizona Program Helps College Students 'Earn to Learn'

1,000 enrolled at UA in matching savings funds to help with tuition, other expenses.

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

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

NAU Lab Develops Tool To ID Bats From Guano

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

Mapping the Intersection of Food, Energy and Water

NAU professor's research aimed at helping communities head off future crises related to water scarcity.

Does 'Planet Nine' Exist? NAU Astronomer Says Maybe

Three objects discovered at edge of solar system may lead to planet's existence.

NAU Expedition Uncovers Mayan Tomb in Belize

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

How Much Carbon in Forests? Answer May Fund Restoration

New methodology would bolster sustainability efforts, developers hope.

Drought May Hurt Female Trees More than Males: NAU Study

Male cottonwood, willow, juniper trees function better than females under stress.

Fungus Helps Plants Soak Up Carbon Dioxide

Flagstaff ecologist's work shows plants can thrive without nitrogen

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