CSU In The News Archive

Dr. William Gray A Weather Celebrity

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Colorado State University Meteorologist Dr. William Gray had just sat down for an interview last Thursday during a break at the National Hurricane Conference when a man from Orlando, Fla., stopped by to shake his hand and ask a question.

Roots Engage In Underground Chemical Warfare

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Using the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, a relative of garden-variety cabbage, Jorge Vivanco and co-workers at Colorado State University, together with Frederick Ausubel at Harvard Medical School, demonstrated that “root exudates” contain antimicrobial agents that ward off the continual attacks …

Professor Earns Acknowledgment for DNA Work

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Students in Karolin Luger’s freshman molecular biology class sometimes notice when her name comes up in their textbooks. Sometimes they don’t. Luger, a Colorado State University professor since 1999, is cited in just about every modern textbook of biochemistry and …

Sociologists Downbeat on Rural Economy

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“Too often we separate rural America from the rest of the country,” Colorado State University professor Lou Swanson said. “Rural people and places have not had strong national policy advocates or champions.” The policy of devolution, where the federal government …

Disaster Planners Share Storm Stories

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On Friday, the last day of the conference, Professor William Gray of Colorado State University is scheduled to present his most recent prediction for the upcoming hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to November 30.

Is It Exercise Or Dieting That Helps Prevent Cancer?

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And Henry Thompson, director of Colorado State University’s Cancer Prevention Laboratory, has some incisive questions: which one of these approaches makes the most difference for cancer prevention on a cellular level? Is it the weight, is it the exercise or …