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No more cone? Psychology researchers offer better tool for visualizing hurricane danger

A new study shows that the ‘cone of uncertainty’ graphic is often misinterpreted and that there are better ways to inform the public about hurricanes.

Alex Hopkins builds on community she found on campus

Alex Hopkins found community through the Native American Cultural Center and Academic Advancement Center when she started at CSU. By the time she graduated, Hopkins was a peer mentor in both centers, as well as an accomplished alumna.

Study: Men doing more family caregiving could lower their risk of suicide

Professor of Psychology Silvia Sara Canetto researches patterns and meanings of suicide by culture, trying to make sense of the variability in women’s and men’s suicide mortality around the world.

Key early steps in gene expression captured in real time by CSU researchers

For the first time, CSU researchers have observed early RNA transcription dynamics by recording where, when and how RNA polymerase enzymes kick off transcription by binding to a DNA sequence.

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