CSU In The News Archive

War of the exotic species in the West

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August 02, 2005

Andrew Norton, a bug scientist from Colorado State University who will release beetles along the South Platte River north of here this evening, says the species has undergone more testing than any other bug in U.S. history for controlling plant …

Don’t come and get it

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August 01, 2005

Colorado State University researchers have studied several repellents for effectiveness. According to a CSU bulletin, hot sauce (capsaicin) applied to foliage in a 1:16 ratio is very effective against deer and elk.

Global Warming: Storm Steroids

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August 01, 2005

Other researchers have noted that this is more likely a natural period of intense activity for Atlantic hurricanes. For example, William Gray, a specialist in tropical meteorology at Colorado State University who pioneered seasonal hurricane forecasts, notes that the region …

Where are all the butterflies?

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August 01, 2005

Natural predators, such as spiders and particularly the European paper wasp, also cause butterfly numbers to dwindle, says Whitney Crenshaw, an entomology professor at Colorado State University. These wasps migrated to the state five years ago and now infest backyards …

City dwellers find other ways to beat the heat

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July 31, 2005

When you look at the statistical evidence, both Burns and Markstrom make valid points, according to Nolan Doesken, a climatologist at the Colorado Climate Center at Colorado State University.People usually base perceptions about climate change on just the past few …

CSU prof great shakes

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July 31, 2005

A Colorado State University professor has received a $1.24 million grant to develop a new design approach for taller wood-frame buildings in earthquake- prone areas.

Perilous ascent

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July 31, 2005

An estimated 26,000 people attempt the 15- mile round-trip trek each summer, and nearly 10,000 reach the summit, according to a 2003 study by researchers at Colorado State University. As many as 700 climbers can top out on the flat, …

Surveys reflect environmental concern

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July 31, 2005

Hawaii residents want to take care of the state’s wildlife and natural areas even if it inconveniences them or costs them money, the head of the state Division of Forestry and Wildlife told several hundred biologists attending the Hawaii Conservation …

The beef about mad cow

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July 31, 2005

USDA’s animal health officials were dealing with a highly unusual situation, said Keith Belk, a Colorado State University animal science professor who closely follows the BSE issue.

Watermelon good source of essential vitamins

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July 30, 2005

What’s good for you and tastes great? Pat Kendall knows — she’s a food science and human nutrition specialist with the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension. Her column runs Saturdays.