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2010-11-24 07:15:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kuali community gathered in San Diego earlier this month for Kuali's ninth conference, Kuali Days 2010: From Theory to Practice, which included three packed days of community-driven presentations, workshops, showcases, receptions and social events. This was Kuali's largest event to date, drawing a record number -- 690 attendees from 115 organizations around the world. Kuali Days 2010 was appropriately themed From Theory to Practice, and the...

2010-11-19 13:51:20

In the last 50 years, modern medicine has made astounding advances in surgery, yet many of today's veterinary and human medicine students still hone basic surgical and suturing skills on carpet pads and pig's feet before transitioning to a live patient. An invention by Colorado State University veterinarians provides students with artificial body parts that look, feel, behave, and even bleed just like real skin, muscles and vessels. The artificial replicas of sections of human and animal...

2010-11-04 18:54:00

DENVER, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Affordable and Reliable Energy Colorado (AREC) remains concerned about the continued bias shown by certain members of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) regarding Xcel's efforts to implement key provisions of the Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act (CACJA). In light of recent evidence, including hundreds of e-mails and public disclosure documents, Chairman Ron Binz, and to a lesser extent Commissioner Matt Baker, are doing all they can to drag Xcel's...

2010-09-22 19:33:34

The hiatus of global warming in the Northern Hemisphere during the mid-20th century may have been due to an abrupt cooling event centered over the North Atlantic around 1970, rather than the cooling effects of tropospheric pollution, according to a new paper appearing today in Nature. David W. J. Thompson, an atmospheric science professor at Colorado State University, is the lead author on the paper. Other authors are John M. Wallace at the University of Washington, and John J. Kennedy at the...

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2010-08-05 10:53:07

A Colorado State University study said on Wednesday that the forecast for the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season calls for nine more hurricanes by November. The predictions include major ones with winds topping 110 miles per hour.  The prediction for the June-November hurricane season includes 18 named tropical storms, three of which have already hit the region. Philip Klotzbach and William Gray, CSU scientists, confirmed an earlier study that called for 10 hurricanes this season. ...

2010-07-14 09:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of livestock handling and behavior at Colorado State University, and the subject of an HBO docudrama that debuted nationally on February 6, will be making a swing through Wichita on August 5-6 to speak with Cargill employees about animal welfare, participate in a public book-signing, be the keynote speaker at an autism conference and meet with representatives of the Lose The Training Wheels(TM) organization for youth with...

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2010-06-08 09:24:27

A lot of large particles of dust and pollen in the atmosphere may make your nose twitch, but they can lead directly to greater precipitation in clouds, Colorado State University atmospheric scientists have discovered for the first time. The amount of ice crystals necessary to form precipitation in clouds is linked to the abundance of larger aerosol particles in the atmosphere, according to a study by Paul DeMott and Anthony Prenni, research scientists in the Atmospheric Science department at...

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2010-05-27 12:01:17

A leading U.S. forecaster said on Wednesday that the threat of an above-average 2010 Atlantic hurricane season has jumped over the past month, saying this will be "a hell of a year." William Gray, the hurricane forecast pioneer who founded Colorado State University's respected storm research team, said CSU is ramping up its predictions fro the 2010 season, which is due out June 2. "The numbers are going to go up quite high," Gray told Reuters. "This looks like a hell of a year." The forecast...

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2010-05-27 10:45:34

The large number of tiny organic aerosols floating in the atmosphere "“ emitted from tailpipes and trees alike "“ share enough common characteristics as a group that scientists can generalize their makeup and how they change in the atmosphere. The groundbreaking research by Colette Heald, assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University, was highlighted this month on the cover of the American Geophysical Union's prestigious Geophysical...

2010-05-26 15:27:00

LINCOLN, Neb., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sutton resident and beef geneticist Ronnie D. Green has been named University of Nebraska Vice President and Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Green, Global Technical Services senior director at Pfizer Animal Health, will begin his work at the university July 19 pending approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. "I see this as a phenomenal...


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2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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