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2013-03-27 23:01:49

Customers can now take advantage of four new Springtime Specials highlighted on 21st Century Self Storage website. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 21st Century Self Storage is releasing four new Springtime Specials on their website to help customers take advantage of the benefits of using a self-storage unit for springtime cleaning and similar activities. The website currently offers a 10% discount to anyone in the military. Soldiers sometimes have no place to store their things when going...

Colorado Aspens Destroyed By Hotter Temperatures
2013-02-12 09:23:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two brothers at the Carnegie Institution for Science have undertaken the study of the widespread die-off of Colorado aspen trees. Their most recent study, published online in the journal Global Change Biology, follows on the heels of a previous study they did. Their last study explored two competing theories for how forest trees tend to die off in drought conditions. The first theory suggested that trees actually starved to death...

Extra Set Of Chromosomes Commonly Carried By Western Aspen Trees
2012-11-01 07:01:47

Public Library of Science Over 60 percent of aspen in parts of Utah, Colorado are triploid, new study shows A large proportion of aspen in the western U.S. sport an extra set of chromosomes in their cells, a phenomenon termed triploidy, according to new research published Oct. 31 in the open access journal PLoS ONE by Karen Mock from Utah State University and colleagues at several other institutions. In some areas of southern Utah and Colorado, over 60% of aspen trees are triploid....


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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