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Drier Conditions Could Doom Colorado Spruce and Fir Trees

Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of spruce and fir trees in Colorado's Front Range.
22-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Drier Conditions Could Doom Colorado Spruce and Fir Trees

Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of two foundational tree species in subalpine regions of Colorado’s Front Range, suggesting that climate warming is already taking a...
22-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Warming Causes Local Extinction of Rocky Mountain Wildflower Species

New University of Colorado Boulder-led research has established a causal link between climate warming and the localized extinction of a common Rocky Mountain flowering plant, a result that could serve as a herald of future population declines.
21-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Climate Warming Causes Local Extinction of Rocky Mountain Wildflower Species

New University of Colorado Boulder-led research has established a causal link between climate warming and the localized extinction of a common Rocky Mountain flowering plant, a result that could serve as a herald of future population declines.
20-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Consumer and Industrial Products Now a Dominant Urban Air Pollution Source

Household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes, now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and other institutions.
16-Feb-2018 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Frequent Night Shift Work Boosts Likelihood of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Shows

A new study of 272,000 people found that the more frequently people work the night shift, the greater their likelihood of having diabetes.
12-Feb-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

When It Comes to Genes, Lichens Embrace Sharing Economy

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered the first known molecular evidence of obligate symbiosis in lichens, a distinctive co-evolutionary relationship that could shed new light on how and why some multicellular organisms...
7-Feb-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Sheds Light on Moon's Slow Retreat From Frozen Earth

A study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers provides new insight into the Moon's excessive equatorial bulge, a feature that solidified in place over four billion years ago as the Moon gradually distanced itself from the Earth.
2-Feb-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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