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Bones of a mastodon found at an archaeological site on the banks of the Acelhuate  River in El Salvador in 2013. (credit: Jose Cabezas/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Mastodon Bones Show Ancient Warmer Earth

A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago.

11/27/2014

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USGS In Golden Finds China’s Plane Crash Theory Is Wrong

There are numerous scenarios involving missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but scientists in Golden believe one from China is wrong.

03/14/2014

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Last Fall’s Historic Flooding Not As Epic As First Thought

Last fall’s historic flooding in Colorado may not be as epic as first thought. Researchers said the state has had river levels rise even higher than they did in September 2013.

02/28/2014

The National Weather Service’s Bob Glancy talks with CBS4's Alan Gionet (credit: CBS)

The Floods Leave A Legacy In Colorado

Rocks the size of cars pushed downstream. If you’ve ever hiked or driven along a canyon in the mountains, you wonder how many eons it took to create so much erosion. The answer may not be eons at all.

10/14/2013

A remote control plane used to county the Sandhill cranes (credit: CBS)

Military Technology Used To Track Sandhill Cranes

There’s groundbreaking research under way in southern Colorado. Scientists are using military technology to track Sandhill cranes.

03/26/2012

People gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.8 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline.  (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Quake Expert Says Dual Quakes Unrelated

The earthquake that struck Virginia on Tuesday hit an area that historically is not seismically active — and there’s no connection with another rare quake that struck Colorado.

08/23/2011

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USGS Studies Snowpack Declines In Last 30 Years

A new federal study suggests the snowpack declines in the Rocky Mountains in the last 30 years are greater than in the past few centuries.

06/11/2011

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