Parachute Creek spill continues uncontained; cause, source unknown An underground plume of toxic hydrocarbons from an oil spill north of the Colorado River near Parachute has been spreading for 10 days, threatening to contaminate spring runoff. Read more...
Scientists’ search for Higgs boson yields new subatomic particle
The scientific world has been abuzz with the possibilities and in a victory for science, newspapers around the country reported on front pages the finding of an elusive particle known as the Higgs boson.
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This summer is 'what global warming looks like'
According to some climate scientists, this summer is giving us a chilling look at some of the worst of global warming.
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Secrets yielded

Scientists’ search for Higgs boson yields new subatomic particle
The scientific world has been abuzz with the possibilities and in a victory for science, newspapers around the country reported...

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A chilling look

This summer is 'what global warming looks like'
According to some climate scientists, this summer is giving us a chilling look at some of the worst of global warming.

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Looking at the Sun

NASA Launching small rocket to study sun's atmosphere Thursday
NASA plans to launch a small sounding rocket from White Sands, New Mexico to study the Sun's chomosphere and magnetic fields. The...

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Transit of a lifetime

Transit of Venus 2012
I was hoping for more pre-emptive front-page coverage on the transit of Venus. But many newspapers covered the event-of-a-lifetime with words and pictures as thousands...

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Looking at the Stars

Ex-Spy Telescope May Get New Identity as a Space Investigator
This story about the National Reconnaissance Office contacting NASA to offer a couple of spare spy satellites perked my attention...

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Unplugging a Revival

Cheap Natural Gas Unplugs U.S. Nuclear-Power Revival
The Wall Street Journal delves into the offsetting result of cheap natural gas to the U.S. nuclear industry

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Zap! n’ Go

Zap! n' Go
Take Zap! Tech Geeks, Starved for More Battery Power, Give Themselves a Charge

Battery life just hasn't kept up with mobile technology, so inventors are looking to turn...

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Digital World

Digital World
Google's new privacy policy widens net to harvest digital data

Google's plan to combine user data from an array of products and services is drawing fire from lawmakers,...

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Environment News

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Parachute Creek spill continues uncontained; cause, source unknown An underground plume of toxic hydrocarbons from an oil spill north of the Colorado River near Parachute has been spreading for 10 days,...

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For Deer Life

Crews collar fawns to see why Utah's deer numbers drop.
Experts are tracking does, their newborns and predators.

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National protection

90,000 Colorado acres offered for national protected area
In an agreement that patches together public and private land, ecosystems as varied as grasslands, forests, dune fields and tundra,...

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Replanting Burnt Forests

Replanting forests in Colorado wildfire areas has benefit for water supply
Efforts to replant pine and fir trees in Colorado's Front Range will do more than stabilize wildfire-blackened soil....

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A Lynx Dilemma

Snowpacked trails to huts give predators access to lynx's hare
Snowpacked trails in Colorado's high-country, the product of the area's uptick in winter getaways, is luring unwanted predators,...

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New home for books

Couple needs new home for 30,000-volume Rocky Mountain Land Library
It's called the Rocky Mountain Land Library, and experts say it's a Colorado treasure. But the books are about to be homeless....

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Beyond the lecture

Colleges looking beyond the lecture
The lecture hall is under attack.
By Daniel de Vise, Published: February 15, 2012 in the Washington Post
Science, math and engineering...

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No cure, but hope

While there's no MS cure, new drugs have made the feared disease recede
New drugs are helping patients suffering from MS live productive lives according to this story from the Denver Post. Read More ...

Linked

60 lives, 30 kidneys, all linked
A record chain of kidney transplants resulted from mix of medical need, pay-it-forward selflessness and lockstep coordination among 17 hospitals over four months. Read More ...

Testing pot

Testing pot in a legal vacuum
Few standards apply to quality of marijuana, because the federal government considers all use illegal.

Few standards apply to quality of marijuana,...

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Alzheimer’s Path

Alzheimer's Path
Path is found for the spread of Alzheimer's

The disease seems to spread like an infection but new studies show that instead of viruses or bacteria at work, the...

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