bacteria

Victor Leshyk

A particular kind of soil bacteria could help farmers produce food during droughts, according to ecologists at Northern Arizona University.


CDC / Cade Martin

An infection normally found in hospitals might also be spread to humans by their dogs. That’s the finding of a Northern Arizona University team that collected canine fecal samples from all over Flagstaff.


David Dorward, PhD / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

Tens of thousands of patients die every year from infections they pick up while they’re in the hospital. A Flagstaff-based institute has developed a screening test to find these infections early, before symptoms appear.


Cache Gibbons and Samantha Veysey

The microbial communities in offices are generally similar—as long as those offices are in the same city. But every city has its own microbial fingerprint, according to a study led by Northern Arizona University.


Melissa Sevigny

Scientists at Northern Arizona University are studying an anthrax outbreak among heroin users in Europe.


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