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Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. Located in Fort Collins, CSU currently enrolls about 22,650 undergraduate students, 4,100 graduate students and 550 Professional Veterinary Medicine students, and has more than 1,800 faculty members working in eight colleges. More information is available at


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Burung liar seperti pelikan dan bebek terinfeksi – dan mati karena – strain baru flu burung dan telah menyebarkannya ke hewan ternak di seluruh dunia. Klebher Vasquez/Anadolu Agency melalui Getty Images

Apa itu limpahan virus? Wabah flu burung tekankan perlunya deteksi dini untuk cegah pandemi besar berikutnya

Ahli epidemiologi memproyeksikan bahwa risiko limpahan virus dari satwa liar ke manusia akan meningkat pada tahun-tahun mendatang.
Wild birds like pelicans and ducks are getting infected with – and dying from – a new strain of avian influenza and have spread it to farm animals around the world. Klebher Vasquez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

What is spillover? Bird flu outbreak underscores need for early detection to prevent the next big pandemic

A biologist who studies how viruses spread from animals to people explains the process of spillover and the risks posed by the new bird flu that has spread across the globe.
Comment un endroit où vous n’êtes jamais allé peut-il vous sembler si familier ? (Shutterstock)

Sensation de déjà-vu : voici ce qu’en dit la science

Les gens s’interrogent depuis longtemps sur le déjà-vu, mais ce n’est que récemment que les scientifiques ont commencé à mener des études expérimentales sur ce qui pourrait le déclencher.
Las sustancias químicas cancerígenas se etiquetan con un símbolo de advertencia de peligro para la salud. Peter Etchells/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Así determinan los científicos si una sustancia es cancerígena

Las personas estamos expuestas a numerosas sustancias químicas a lo largo de nuestra vida. ¿Cómo se identifica cuáles pueden provocarnos cáncer? Hay varias agencias internacionales especializadas en este tipo de decisiones.
Construction in the Chinese-financed Port City complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Oct. 19, 2022. Pradeep Dambarage/NurPhoto via Getty Images

China’s Belt and Road infrastructure projects could help or hurt oceans and coasts worldwide

China’s international lending projects have big potential impacts on oceans and coasts. By cooperating more closely with host countries, Beijing can make those projects more sustainable.
Demonstrators from the Chagos Islands protest for Britain to end its “illegal occupation”. Photo by JEAN MARC POCHE/AFP via Getty Images

Why Britain should immediately withdraw from Mauritius’ Chagos Islands

As they negotiate with Mauritius, British leaders are mostly interested in securing guarantees that America’s military interests will not be harmed by a transfer of authority to Port Louis.
The Supreme Court is deciding a case on whether, and how, universities may consider an applicant’s race when making admissions decisions. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

What is affirmative action, anyway? 4 essential reads

Scholars explain what affirmative action is – and isn’t – as well as what its effects are, and why, among others, the military has supported it for decades.
Some areas wouldn’t see immediate effects, and there could be serious consequences. Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Solar geoengineering might work, but local temperatures could keep rising for years

Injecting reflective particles into the atmosphere won’t immediately cool the entire planet. A new study shows how parts of the US, China and Europe might still see temperatures rising a decade later.
Members of the Forward Marching Band perform at a HONK! Festival in Somerville, Massachusetts, on Oct. 7, 2017. Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Building something better: How community organizing helps people thrive in challenging times

Organizers across the US are finding innovative grassroots strategies for helping people thrive. Many of these ventures emphasize working together as part of communities and collective systems.
Hopefully, the pepperoni won’t get too jealous over its disc-shaped competitor’s moment in the sun. Ryzhkov/iStock via Getty Images Plus

What’s behind America’s pickle craze?

The pickle-obsessed can now order a pickle pizza with a side of pickle potato chips, wash it down with a pickle beer and have pickle ice cream for dessert.


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