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MAVEN Spectrograph
2014-10-14 13:58:49

MASA's Mars MAVEN spacecraft has provided its first look at a storm of energetic solar particles and produced ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet.

University Of Colorado Boulder Students Developing Robotic Gardening Technology
2014-07-07 03:25:08

team of graduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder is now developing Robotic Gardening Technology

2014-05-07 10:11:30

An antioxidant that targets specific cell structures—mitochondria—may be able to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease.

2014-04-09 23:01:41

Tremendous growth in enrollments and a changing economic, technological and reputational landscape have prompted the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder

2014-03-20 08:24:18

Project demonstrates Panasonic and Coronal's continued alliance in eco construction market NEWARK, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Panasonic Eco Solutions North America

New Study Shows Differences In Mammal Responses To Climate Change
2014-01-23 11:57:02

If you were a shrew snuffling around a North American forest, you would be 27 times less likely to respond to climate change than if you were a moose grazing nearby.

Arctic Summer Temperatures Warmest They Have Been In 120,000 Years
2013-10-24 13:14:11

University of Colorado Boulder researchers said that average summer temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic during the last 100 years are higher now than during any century in the past 44,000 years, and maybe even as long ago as 120,000 years.

Massive Spruce Beetle Outbreak In Colorado Tied To Drought
2013-10-10 13:03:38

A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates drought high in the northern Colorado mountains is the primary trigger of a massive spruce beetle outbreak that is tied to long-term changes in sea-surface temperatures from the Northern Atlantic Ocean, a trend that is expected to continue for decades.

Study: Conservation Efforts May Encourage Some To Hunt Lions
2013-08-06 07:25:47

Conventional wisdom holds that East Africa's Maasai pastoralists hunt lions for two distinct reasons: to retaliate against lions that kill livestock or to engage in a cultural rite of passage.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.