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CSU study: Simple steps on farm can cut pollution

CSU study: Simple steps on farm can cut pollution

FORT COLLINS – Corn farmers could slash carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to climate change by nearly half simply by reducing the amount of fertilizer they apply on their fields, according to a new study from Colorado State University.The research by the CSU team also found that a group of farmers reduced carbon emissions by 65...

CSU center working on brain trauma prevention

CSU center working on brain trauma prevention

FORT COLLINS – Injuries sustained by everyone from infants to soldiers could one day be much less traumatic, thanks to research being conducted with the help of the Colorado Center for Drug Discovery, a state-funded program located at Colorado State University.The drug research center, or C2D2, has developed preliminary compounds that could...

Light pulses could boost space veggies’ nutrition

Light pulses could boost space veggies’ nutrition

BOULDER – University of Colorado researchers are studying the effects of light pulses on the growth and nutrition retention of plants to be consumed by astronauts during space flight.Specifically, the research group is using different methodologies to grow plants rapidly and trigger the retention of certain carotenoids, specifically...

Discoveries: Space sheep

Discoveries: Space sheep

Colorado State University, NASA and a herd of sheep have teamed up to make human space travel safer.The federal space agency hopes to send astronauts to Mars by 2030, but it needs more information about the impact of weightlessness on the body first. Christopher Puttlitz, associate professor of mechanical engineering and head of the CSU research...

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