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CSU researchers put home-brewed diesel biofuel to the test

CSU researchers recently tested a homemade biofuel made by eastern Colorado farmers in the University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory.

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Testing the water: New CSU system monitors water quality at oil and gas sites in real time

A steady stream of data collected at oil and natural gas sites in the Denver-Julesburg Basin flows into a server at CSU, where researchers use it to analyze groundwater quality.

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The State of Innovation in Colorado

Startups, innovation lead to long-term job growth in Colorado, according to new CSU report.

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Remarkable research records

CSU set new research records in Fiscal Year 2014, reinforcing CSU’s role as a significant contributor to the state’s innovation ecosystem.

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Researcher, UN panel find ozone layer on the mend

This week, A.R. “Ravi” Ravishankara delivered some good news about the fragile shield of stratospheric gas: The ozone layer appears to be recovering.

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A fern, a fertilizer, a feed and a fuel

Inside Jason Prapas’ backyard sit two blue kiddie pools covered in plastic, each filled with thousands of aquatic ferns the width of a dime growing in a mixture of water and waste.

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Is global warming being accelerated in the Arctic?

The soils in the Arctic have banked more carbon over thousands of years than the carbon contained in all of the world’s vegetation and the earth’s atmosphere combined.

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Researchers examine disease in mountain lions

A Colorado State University research team is examining how illnesses are transmitted in mountain lion populations in an effort to manage future outbreaks of diseases, such as feline leukemia virus, that could threaten the species. Susan VandeWoude, a research veterinarian Read More

The Earth Sciences need women!

In the United States, men outnumber women in many science and engineering fields by nearly 3 to 1. In fields like physics or the geosciences, the gender gap can be even wider. Emily Fischer, professor of atmospheric science at Colorado Read More

Reynolds wins NSF grant

Melissa Reynolds’ quest to develop implantable medical devices that the human body will not reject has received a $500,000 boost from the National Science Foundation.

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