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December 18, 2014
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Meteorite That Doomed Dinosaurs Remade Forests

The impact decimated slow-growing evergreens and made way for fast-growing, deciduous plants, UA researchers say, and that provides an explanation for those fall colors. The meteorite impact that spelled doom for the dinosaurs 66 million years ago decimated the evergreens … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
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Barley getting by

Sequencing the barley genome will sow many benefits Some 10,000 years ago, people found they didn’t have to live as nomads, hunting and gathering all their food. In the Fertile Crescent, they started planting crops. The Fertile Crescent extended from … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
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A Revealing Hand

What did you have for lunch yesterday? How many times a month do you eat nuts? How about your kids — how many servings of vegetables did they consume today? It’s no secret that it is hard to recall the … Continue reading

February 28, 2012
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Coyotes “Shrank,” Wolves Did Not, After Last Ice Age and Megafaunal Extinctions

*Once large and wolf-like, coyotes ultimately became much smaller* When the last ice age ended more than 10,000 years ago, many large species of mammals went extinct and others underwent changes in appearance. But what caused evolutionary changes to take place … Continue reading

November 10, 2011
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Pine Island Glacier: A Scientific Quest in Antarctica to Determine What’s Causing Ice Loss

*Researchers study heat delivered by ocean currents to bottom side of glacier that releases more than 19 cubic miles of ice each year* An international team of researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and NASA, will helicopter onto … Continue reading

October 12, 2011
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Worms Among First Animals To Surface After K-T Boundary Extinction Event, CU-Led Study Finds

A new study of sediments laid down shortly after an asteroid plowed into the Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago, an event that is linked to widespread global extinctions including the demise of big dinosaurs, suggests that lowly worms … Continue reading