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NAU researchers partner with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to develop criminal justice deflection and diversion infrastructure

In Coconino County, individuals are admitted to jail twice as often per year as the national average, with about 3,093 per 100,000 people per year admitted to Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF). To address the incarceration rate, Northern Arizona University faculty members are collaborating with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to analyze the most effective methods

Science

Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope, already damaged, collapses

A huge, already damaged radio telescope in Puerto Rico that has played a key role in astronomical discoveries for more than half a century completely collapsed on Tuesday. The telescope’s 900-ton receiver platform and the Gregorian dome — a structure as tall as a four-story building that houses secondary reflectors — fell onto the northern

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NAU, UArizona, ASU join research computing fight against COVID-19

Northern Arizona is joining the University of Arizona and Arizona State University in a worldwide effort to advance COVID-19 research using research computing resources. Arizona’s three state universities are participating in the national Folding@home project, which relies on volunteers’ idle computing power to run protein modeling computations that help researchers learn more about how to

National

McSally Backs Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Theft of U.S. Research & Intellectual Property by Global Competitors

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) this week cosponsored the Safeguarding American Innovation Act, bipartisan legislation to help stop foreign governments, particularly China, from stealing American taxpayer-funded research and intellectual property developed at U.S. colleges and universities. American taxpayers have been unwittingly funding the rise of China’s military and economy over the last two decades while

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