Climate change scientists know that plants can’t grow larger with extra carbon dioxide unless they also have nitrogen. But a new study coauthored by a Flagstaff ecologist shows fungus can help plants get around that limitation.
More women than men are stricken with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not simply because women live longer than men — on average more than four years. Research is looking into genetic factors and whether hormonal milestones such as puberty, pregnancy and the onset of menopause are triggers.
An Arizona State University professor saw an opportunity for innovation in blood testing. Now, he’s received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for screening blood with a new, simple test.
Federal budget policy is extremely complicated. A new tool gives all of us the chance to see how policies, such as Social Security and immigration, could affect the federal budget and then, presumably, our own budgets.