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Black Carbon Suspect In Mid-1800s Alps Glacier Retreat
2013-09-03 08:17:32

University of Colorado at Boulder Scientists have uncovered strong evidence that soot, or black carbon, sent into the air by a rapidly industrializing Europe, likely caused the abrupt retreat of mountain glaciers in the European Alps. The research, published Sept. 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may help resolve a longstanding scientific debate about why the Alps glaciers retreated beginning in the 1860s, decades before global temperatures started rising again....

2013-08-14 23:01:38

Student-athletes at University of Colorado Boulder are honing their athletic performance with help from the experts at CU’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC). Athletes from CU’s football team and men’s and women’s basketball teams are participating in leading-edge testing and monitoring allowing them to get the most of their training and perform to their best ability while avoiding injury. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Student-athletes at University of Colorado...

2013-08-08 23:26:02

FileTek, Inc., a leading provider of large-scale data management, Big Data storage virtualization, and active archive solutions, today announced that the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries selected a StorHouse® ForeverNAS™ system to store, manage, and protect their digital media assets. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 FileTek, Inc., a leading provider of large-scale data management, Big Data storage virtualization, and active archive solutions, today announced that the...

2013-07-29 23:00:51

Extreme weight loss and elite training coexist at CU Anschutz. Aurora, Colo (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Have you ever watched as someone lost half their body weight? You’ve got a chance to witness this amazing feat in action during the fourth season of ABC’s hit series Extreme Weight Loss—now being filmed at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center The TV show documents a year in the life of severely obese people as they work to lose weight and get fit with the...

2013-07-19 14:40:18

As a class, people who don't drink at all have a higher mortality risk than light drinkers. But nondrinkers are a diverse bunch, and the reasons people have for abstaining affects their individual mortality risk, in some cases lowering it on par with the risk for light drinkers, according to a University of Colorado study. Multiple studies have shown that the likelihood of dying for people who drink increases as they consume more alcohol. Those same studies have shown that a person's...

Future Space Habitats Could Have Robotic Gardeners
2013-07-09 08:27:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of students from the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State recently demonstrated how a system of robotic farmers could help future space travelers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The student team is developing remote plant production technology for use on NASA's deep-space habitat prototype. As part of a graduate course sponsored by NASA and the National Space Grant X-Hab Academic Challenge, the 11 students -- 10...

2013-07-01 23:01:28

University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been selected by ABC and producer Eyeworks USA as the medical oversight, weight loss and nutrition services partner for the fourth season of ABC’s hit series Extreme Weight Loss. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been selected by ABC and producer Eyeworks USA as the medical oversight, weight loss and nutrition services partner for the fourth...

2013-06-28 23:02:20

University of Colorado Hospital’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute to remain open during construction Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 More than 75,000 patients trust their eye health to the physicians and practitioners at the University of Colorado Eye Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus. That number is expected to grow to more than 150,000 patients in the coming years. Meeting the needs of those patients and continuously improving the high quality of care offered to them...

New Targeted Treatment Puts Snowboarder Back on Slopes
2013-06-06 13:39:44

University of Colorado Cancer Center A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine describes genetic testing of a rare blood cancer called atypical chronic neutrophilic leukemia (CNL) that revealed a new mutation present in most patients with the disease. The mutation also serves as an Achilles heel, allowing doctors at the University of Colorado Cancer Center to prescribe a never-before-used, targeted treatment. The first patient treated describes his best snowboarding season...


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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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