CSU In The News Archive

Anthrax test prolonged scare

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Both the state health department and Colorado State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory can test for anthrax. But CSU’s lab is authorized to test only “noncredible threat substances,” and because two field tests indicated the material was anthrax, the lab needed …

A Bug’s Light

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Boris Kondratieff, an entomology professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, predicts that the flickering critters will sprinkle the night skies in Colorado because of the wet June. Kondratieff said fireflies need water to develop their young.

Fla. residents keep Dennis in perspective

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Get used to it, says the dean of the USA’s hurricane scientists, who predicted that this hurricane season would produce more storms than average, as did last year’s. William Gray of the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University says …

Four Named Storms in Early July Set Record

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Forecaster William Gray at Colorado State University has upped his 2005 Atlantic hurricane forecast three times since December, beginning with 11 named storms, then 13, then 15. Now he is saying the number of named storms will be “significantly above” …

Cancer Strides for Dogs Assist Human Therapy

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Some researchers caution that it’s too early to tell how large a role dogs will play in combatting human cancer. “You have to be very careful about moving from species to species,” says David Vail, a veterinary oncologist at Colorado …

Night Lights

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“As we develop, and water resources are further expanded, they indeed might spread,” said Boris Kondratieff, an entomology professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. “These local colonies can ebb and flow depending on water conditions.”