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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 www.colostate.edu.

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Not all clouds are the same, and climate models have been predicting the wrong kinds of clouds over the Southern Ocean. Kathryn Moore

We caught bacteria from the most pristine air on earth to help solve a climate modeling mystery

Climate models have been overestimating how much sunlight hits the Southern Ocean. This is because the clouds there are different from clouds anywhere else. Bacterial DNA helped us understand why.
Johnnie Henry, president of the Navajo Nation’s Church Rock chapter house community center, hauls drinking water to neighbors in Gallup, N.M., May 7, 2020. AP Photo/Morgan Lee

Native American tribes’ pandemic response is hamstrung by many inequities

Many Native American tribes are reporting high COVID-19 infection rates. State and federal agencies are impeding tribes' efforts to handle the pandemic themselves.
Différentes méthodes pour créer des vaccins existent. En temps de crise, il vaut mieux ne pas mettre tous ses œufs dans le même panier. Adriana Duduleanu / EyeEm via Getty Images

Les difficiles pistes à suivre pour essayer de développer rapidement un vaccin contre le SARS-CoV-2

Pour développer rapidement un vaccin contre le coronavirus, des technologies d’avant-garde qui n’ont pas encore été testées à grande échelle sont explorées.
Development of vaccines typically takes several months and can be slowed by manufacturing requirements. PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP via Getty Images

Researchers seek to repurpose an existing manufacturing platform to produce a COVID-19 vaccine

In the search for a rapid COVID-19 vaccine, researchers are modifying a method using the chemical riboflavin now used to prevent disease transmission during blood transfusions.
Government officers seize civets in a wildlife market in Guangzhou, China to prevent the spread of SARS in 2004. Dustin Shum/South China Morning Post via Getty Images

The new coronavirus emerged from the global wildlife trade – and may be devastating enough to end it

Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
There are many ways to make a vaccine. In a time of crisis, the more paths towards success the better. Adriana Duduleanu / EyeEm via Getty Images

Labs are experimenting with new – but unproven – methods to create a coronavirus vaccine fast

Under pressure to develop a coronavirus vaccine, researchers have turned to protein synthesis, genetics and hybrid viruses. It is likely a mix of these approaches will be used to fight the coronavirus.

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