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2011-04-07 06:20:00

U.S. weather forecasters predicted on Wednesday that last year's record hurricane season will be followed by another unusually busy one, with 16 named storms predicted this year. Colorado State University forecasters predict that nine of the named storms that will form in the Atlantic will develop into hurricanes. "We expect that anomalously warm tropical Atlantic sea surface temperatures combined with neutral tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures will contribute to an active season,"...

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2011-03-11 09:34:35

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals the critical importance of western Arctic Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake region to tens of thousands of birds that breed in the area during the brief, but productive arctic summers, and makes clearer the case for permanent protection of the area. Results of the four-year study"”the first to look at the full suite of bird species from around the world that descend on the Teshekpuk Lake region"”showed that the region contains some of...

2011-03-07 09:20:00

HERNDON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students from colleges and universities are currently preparing to compete in the nation's only collegiate horticulture "games" to be held outside Chicago, at Joliet Junior College, March 17-20, 2011. The event, in its 35th year, is organized by the nation's lawn and landscape association, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). Student Career Days (SCD) is an annual three-day event designed to help build careers for college horticultural...

2010-12-31 00:01:01

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is making a call for academic research papers and interested sponsors, according to organizers for the 2011 event. The Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (CHDA) and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host the competition on April 29, 2011 at the United States Air Force...

2010-12-20 00:00:38

TruStats Software has been selected by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSSA) to track statistics and rankings during the 2011 Colorado State High School Basketball Tournament March 9-12, 2011. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 19, 2010 TruStats Software has been selected by the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSSA) to track statistics and rankings during the 2011 Colorado State High School Basketball Tournament March 9-12, 2011. Games will be played at the...

2010-12-13 13:36:10

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr., participated Monday in a Space Act Agreement signing ceremony at the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver to promote the commercialization of technology developed for the space program. NASA's agreement with the Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT) created a Technology Acceleration Program and Regional Innovation Cluster for Aerospace and Clean Energy. A manufacturing park focused on...

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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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'