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December 8, 2012
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Massive Crevasses and Bendable Ice affect Stability of Antarctic Ice Shelf, CU-Boulder Research Team Finds

Gaping crevasses that penetrate upward from the bottom of the largest remaining ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula make it more susceptible to collapse, according to University of Colorado Boulder researchers who spent the last four Southern Hemisphere summers studying … Continue reading

November 5, 2012
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2001-02 Drought Helped to Shift Rocky Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak into Epidemic

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows for the first time that episodes of reduced precipitation in the southern Rocky Mountains, especially during the 2001-02 drought, greatly accelerated development of the mountain pine beetle epidemic. The study, the first … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
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Researchers Reap a Sweet and Sustainable Harvest

*Known as the sugarcane of the desert, sweet sorghum could be a sustainable and ecological future biofuel crop for Arizona.* Researchers in the University of Arizona’s department of agricultural and biosystems engineering recently reaped the reward of six years of … Continue reading

September 17, 2011
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UF Study Names New Ancient Crocodile Relative from The Land of Titanoboa

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Did an ancient crocodile relative give the world’s largest snake a run for its money? In a new study appearing Sept. 15 in the journal Palaeontology, University of Florida researchers describe a new 20-foot extinct species discovered … Continue reading

November 25, 2010
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Study Portends Greater Anticipated Global Warming

Current state-of-the-art global climate models predict substantial warming in response to increases in greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. The models, though, disagree widely in the magnitude of the warming we can expect. The disagreement among models is mainly due … Continue reading