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Food grown for research once rotted in Colorado fields. Now, it’s feeding the hungry

Colorado State University agriculture experiment stations are donating the fresh produce they grow to food banks

Coloradans

A family connection to a legendary Colorado cowgirl sent an author on an exhaustive research roundup

Diana Allen Kouris grew up hearing stories about Ann Bassett on the family's ranch in northwest Colorado, and rode the same trails as the woman she chronicled

SunLit Interviews

It’s not just your imagination: Miller moth population has increased in Colorado, study say

Colorado State University entomologists Whitney Cranshaw and Frank Peairs released a study attributing the increase in sightings to the lack of moisture in Colorado and neighboring states

Environment

How a Colorado sci-fi and horror author found his way into the thriller genre with “The Extinction Agenda”

Michael Laurence combined his research from previous novels into an evil plot that would introduce a character whose exploits unfold in an evolving series

SunLit Interviews

Inside the Colorado State University lab that is trying to develop the world’s first vaccine for COVID-19

Scientists at CSU’s Infectious Disease Research Center in Fort Collins are nearing a key milestone in developing a vaccine for the new coronavirus -- but it’s just one of many hurdles still to overcome

Health

Academic researchers in the U.S., including in Colorado, are on the front line of battle against Chinese theft

Federal agents have sought updates about "possible misuse" of research funds by a University of Colorado Boulder professor

Education

Colorado researchers are getting mice drunk to study alcoholism and genetics in humans

There is no single “alcoholism gene,” but scientists hope more study will lead to better medications and treatment plans to curb alcohol abuse

Health

What will make you believe in global warming? How about a life-altering flood, study asks

The collective community experience in northern Colorado -- not personal property damage -- caused the most change in beliefs

Environment