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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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2010-04-26 08:10:10

Key players in carbon cycle multiply slowly when overheated In dark, rich soils on every continent, microbes dealing with the effects of climate change aren't accelerating global warming the way scientists had predicted, a study by researchers at the University of California at Irvine, Colorado State University and Yale University shows. Results of the study appear in a paper published on-line this week in the journal Nature Geoscience. The work was supported by the National Science...

2010-04-07 06:59:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Technologies, the leader in commercializing biobutanol as a renewable chemical and fuel, today announced a breakthrough in producing biobutanol from beetle-killed lodgepole pine feedstock. Cobalt is the first company to produce a drop-in replacement for petroleum and petrochemicals from beetle-affected lodgepole pine. To evaluate the fuel's viability for commercial vehicles, the company has signed a fuel testing partnership with...

2009-12-16 15:15:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS), today announced that its award-winning Solaron® photovoltaic inverters were commissioned on Colorado State University's (CSU) new, two megawatt solar power plant at its Foothills Campus. The Solaron products were selected for the new facility because of their record-setting efficiency rating as well as the company's reputation for highly reliable products, service and...

2009-10-28 11:04:00

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping animals enjoy longer, healthier lives requires ongoing scientific animal health research to give veterinarians the tools they need to better diagnose and treat animals. Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in supporting research to prevent, treat and even cure disease in companion animals, horses and wildlife, has committed to funding more than 200 animal health studies in 2010, with support for those studies totaling $13 million over the next...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.