CSU In The News Archive

Obesity Trend Playing Out Here

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Still, BMI is the easiest way to estimate whether someone is overweight because it only requires height, weight and some math, said Gay Israel, head of the health and exercise science department at Colorado State University. “It’s endorsed because of …

Ministry to Submit Water Resources Bill to Congress

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Colombia’s environment, housing and territorial development ministry aims to submit a bill to congress mid-month that would create the country’s first law exclusively governing water resources, a ministry official told BNamericas. The ministry has been working on the bill for …

Above Average Hurricane Season Expected

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Forecasters at Colorado State University said Friday that the Atlantic basin will see “significantly above average” hurricane activity this season. William Gray and his team said they expect 13 named storms will form between June 1 and Nov. 30. Of …

‘Unseen Worlds’ Vital to Earth

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Many vital services that people take for granted are provided by tiny animals and invisible microbes in “the unseen worlds beneath our feet,” said Diana Wall, an ecologist at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Hurricane Season in Atlantic Will Be Fiercer

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The June-through-November season will bring 13 named storms, seven of which will develop into hurricanes, said Colorado State University scientists William Gray and Philip Klotzbach. Three of the seven hurricanes will pack sustained winds of 111 mph or greater, the …

Rotating Crops Means New Pest Control

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Farmers in dry areas of the U.S. Great Plains are rotating crops more often so scientists predict their weed and pest management will have to change as well. The research was done at Texas A&M University, Colorado State University in …