CSU In The News Archive

Scientists looking at wastewater to monitor COVID cases in Colorado

Outlet: Ch. 31, Denver

December 30, 2020

Ch. 31, Denver: The state is collaborating with scientists from Colorado State University, Metropolitan State University, GT Molecular, and Colorado wastewater utilities, to monitor levels of COVID-19 virus particles found in wastewater.

Still Disinfecting Surfaces? It Might Not Be Worth It

Outlet: National Public Radio

December 28, 2020

National Public Radio: Spraying disinfectant is not only unproductive, but it’s potentially dangerous, according to Delphine Farmer, an atmospheric chemist at Colorado State University.

America’s crop cousins are numerous, imperiled, and more needed than ever

Outlet: Phys.org

December 18, 2020

Phys.org: “By evaluating 600 species across the country we were able to identify geographic hotspots of crop wild relative diversity,” said Daniel Carver of USDA ARS and Colorado State University, and co-lead author. “We’ve compared this information with the locations …

Grace Kuhn: Brutal federal plan for Utah’s wild horses must be stopped

Outlet: Salt Lake Tribune

December 18, 2020

Salt Lake Tribune: The BLM knows all of this. In 2013, in a report commissioned by the agency itself, the National Academy of Sciences, explicitly warned the BLM against employing the surgery due to the dangers. Further, two major academic …

Waterways Change as Cities Grow Nearby

Outlet: EOS

December 18, 2020

EOS: Aditi Bhaskar, a hydrologist at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, and her colleagues started by mining a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data set of streamflow measurements. The data set, which included measurements across the United States from more …

How 2020 Has Affected the Way We Should Manage Forest Fires

Outlet: 5280 Magazine

December 18, 2020

5280 Magazine: According to research analyzed on 5280’s behalf in 2018 by Mike Caggiano, a research associate for the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at Colorado State University, roughly 288,000 acres would need to be burned each year in order to …