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Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire

Neanderthals were nifty at controlling fire, according to CU-Boulder researcher A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder shows clear evidence of the continuous control of fire by Neanderthals in Europe dating back roughly 400,000 years, yet another indication that they weren’t dimwitted brutes as often portrayed. The conclusion comes from the study of scores of ancient archaeological research sites in Europe that show convincing evidence of long-term fire control by ... Full Story

Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

  FORT COLLINS - The Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Colorado State University will host its annual Open House from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2. The Open House includes lectures, demonstrations, tours through the hospital and more than 15 display booths filled with information on animals. The Open House is coordinated and run by students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ professional veterinary medicine program. Hospital tours run ... Full Story

Falcons split Wednesday doubleheader with Creighton

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball split a doubleheader with Creighton Wednesday at Falcon Field. The Falcons (7-10) took game one, 2-1, while the Blue Jays (13-4) took game two 11-9. In game one, the Falcons rallied back from a 1-0 deficit with two runs in the seventh to pull out the win. Nathan Carter tied the game with an RBI single then scored the winning run on a throwing error by the Creighton second baseman on a grounder by Jon McMahon. Three Falcon pitchers combined to hold the ... Full Story

AFA Men’s Gymnastics claims first-ever top 10

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – For the first time in program history, the Air Force men’s gymnastics team is ranked in the nation’s top-10. Following a strong weekend of competition, that saw two of the top four team scores of the season, the Falcons are ranked 10th in the GymInfo National Rankings, with a three-score average of 343.300. It is the first time that the Falcons have ever been ranked in the GymInfo Top-10, which debuted during the 1996 season. In addition, it’s the first time since ... Full Story

AFA Hockey in final four of AHA

Air Force (18-11-6 overall and 14-7-6 in the AHA), the second seed in the AHA Tournament, will face third-seeded Holy Cross (17-15-5, 14-8-5 AHA) on Friday, March 18, in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals at 7:15 p.m. ET at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The Falcons finished second in the AHA regular season and defeated Sacred Heart in two games in the quarterfinals last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena. In the other semifinal game, top-seeded RIT (18-10-8, 15-5-7 AHA) will face ... Full Story

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