Topics & Research
Climate Change, Evolution, and What Happens When Researchers Are also Friends
A group of CSU graduate students addresses how climate change is affecting the evolution of organisms in a new paper in Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
National Academies Report: ‘Substantial Unmet Needs’ for Veterans’ Mental Health Care
A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, co-authored by a CSU faculty member, exposes the varying accessibility and quality of services of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health system.
NYC Utility Improves Safety of Natural Gas Pipelines, Thanks to CSU Science
Are Amoebae Safe Harbors for Plague?
New CSU research shows that plague bacteria, Yersinia pestis, not only survive, but thrive and replicate once ingested by an amoeba.
Biology Professor Alan Knapp Named Fellow of American Geophysical Union
The designation recognizes Knapp’s lifelong work on grassland ecology and climate change and was presented in December at the organization’s 2017 fall meeting.
CSU Professor A.R. Ravishankara Receives U.N. Scientific Leadership Award
A professor in the departments of chemistry and atmospheric science received a Scientific Leadership award from the United Nations Environment Programme for his lifelong work studying and finding solutions to climate change and ozone layer depletion.
Plague Research Wins Award for CSU Graduate Student
Fundamental questions about one of history’s deadliest diseases, plague, still remain unanswered. And David Markman, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology is working to answer some of those questions.
In Antarctic Dry Valleys, Early Signs of Climate Change-Induced Shifts in Soil
In a study spanning two decades, a team of researchers led by CSU found declining numbers of soil fauna, nematodes and other animal species in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, one of the world’s driest and coldest deserts.
Pong Paddles and Perception: Our Actions Influence What We See
Most people think of vision as simply a function of information the eye gathers – what the eye alone sees. For CSU cognitive psychology researcher Jessica Witt, vision is a little more complicated than that.