University of Colorado (CU)

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Tue September 3, 2013
Environment

Western Bumblebees May Be Poised For A Colorado Comeback

born1945 Creative Commons

Western bumblebee populations have decreased dramatically in recent years in states like Oregon, Washington and Colorado – making them increasingly rare in the west. They just might be on the verge of a comeback.

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Wed August 21, 2013
Education

New Dorms And Perks Greet CU And CSU Students

CSU students move into the residence halls.
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Mon August 19, 2013

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Fri August 16, 2013
All Tech Considered

Tornado Tech: How Drones Can Help With Twister Science

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 9:15 am

Drones can provide information about temperature, humidity and pressure that current radar systems can't provide. Above, the Talos drone, which has a 15.5-foot wingspan.
Jamey Jacob Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma was hit particularly hard by two massive outbreaks this year in what's been another deadly season of tornadoes in the U.S. Despite technology and forecasting improvements, scientists still have plenty to learn about how and why tornadoes form.

Currently, one of the best ways for researchers to understand how tornadoes form is to chase them. So off they go with mobile science laboratories, rushing toward storms armed with research equipment and weather-sensing probes.

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