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Ecologist revives world’s longest running succession study

Ecologist revives world’s longest running succession study

Ecologists have long tried to understand and anticipate the compositional change of plant species, especially now, as climate and land usage disrupts the way...
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Sleeping too much—or too little—boosts heart attack risk

Sleeping too much—or too little—boosts heart attack risk

Even if you are a non-smoker who exercises and has no genetic predisposition to cardiovascular disease, skimping on sleep—or getting too much of it—can boost...
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CU Boulder lab works to bring quanta out of the cold

CU Boulder lab works to bring quanta out of the cold

New technique from CU Boulder researchers could free quantum technology from cold temperatures
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Scientists use advanced imaging to map uncharted area of genome

Scientists use advanced imaging to map uncharted area of genome

Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have mapped a previously uncharted region of the human...
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Lung cancer puzzle leads to breakthrough discovery

Lung cancer puzzle leads to breakthrough discovery

Getting ready to catch a morning flight to Chicago in February 2018, Emily Daniels felt a strange tightness in her chest. She noticed a shortness of breath...
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Data in demand

Data in demand

Statisticians are in heavy demand these days. Someone has to mine the data created by biotech, artificial intelligence, sports, clinical trials and just about...
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How funny works: The serious science of humor

How funny works: The serious science of humor

There’s a lot of power in a good joke. If you tell the right joke in a wedding toast, you could make a lot of friends. Tell that same joke at a funeral,...
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Imitation breeds war in new evolutionary theory

Imitation breeds war in new evolutionary theory

When anthropologists consider the origins of warfare, their evolutionary theories tend to boil it down to the resource-scarcity trifecta of food, territory and...
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Evidence of relationship between birth defects and oil, gas activity

Evidence of relationship between birth defects and oil, gas activity

Mothers living near more intense oil and gas development activity have a 40-70% higher chance of having children with congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared...
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The CU scientist cracking the love code

The CU scientist cracking the love code

Observing a family of prairie voles scurrying around their nest, you can’t help but feel like you’re in the presence of kindred spirits. With fuzzy round faces...
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Cycling lanes, not cyclists, lower road fatalities

Cycling lanes, not cyclists, lower road fatalities

In the most comprehensive look at bicycle and road safety to date, researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and the University of New Mexico discovered...
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A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

A team from CU Boulder is taking a page from The Magic School Bus and journeying inside the body.
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Bioethics during times of war: Where are we today?

Bioethics during times of war: Where are we today?

World War II came with cruelties the world had never seen. The atrocities committed by medical providers in Nazi Germany permanently shaped present-day medical...
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CRC interdisciplinary research spurs innovation and NSF grants

CRC interdisciplinary research spurs innovation and NSF grants

The CRC Faculty Fellowship connects cross-disciplinary researchers to take on global problems
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Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

Colorado nail salon employees face increased health risks due to high levels of indoor airborne pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene, new CU Boulder...
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Engaging the community in land conservation and preservation, CU Boulder professor honored with Chase Faculty Community Service Award

A University of Colorado Boulder professor’s passion for smart land management and community engagement have earned him recognition as the 2019 Chase Faculty...
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Crown gift to establish a unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

Crown gift to establish a unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder is establishing a new research institute committed to building a world in which health and wellness are valued, promoted and...
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What is FIRES and how are CU Anschutz experts working to unravel the mystery?

What is FIRES and how are CU Anschutz experts working to unravel the mystery?

Amid the pageantry of a holiday weekend at the Air Force Academy, a cadet suddenly feels fatigued and feverish. His condition quickly worsens until he starts...
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Clean in a flash: CU Boulder, CU Anschutz researchers developing method to remove biofilms

Clean in a flash: CU Boulder, CU Anschutz researchers developing method to remove biofilms

Researchers working together across the University of Colorado system are developing a technique that would quickly and easily remove antibiotic-resistant...
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How society is redefining gender

How society is redefining gender

As gender definitions shift, how are they shaping sports, politics and language? That and more on this episode of the Brainwaves podcast.
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20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine

20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine

Can school shootings be prevented? Twenty years after two teenage gunmen fatally shot 12 students and 1 teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, the...
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Perfectly preserved dinosaur skin found in Korea

Perfectly preserved dinosaur skin found in Korea

Paleontologists are used to finding dinosaur bones and tracks. But remnants of soft tissue, like muscles or skin, are rare and often not well preserved. A very...
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Center for Innovative Design and Analysis aids in mining for data

Center for Innovative Design and Analysis aids in mining for data

For many men and women on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, each day is a search. Their quarry is the signals in data: information necessary...
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SpongeBob is not why your child likes junk food, new study shows

SpongeBob is not why your child likes junk food, new study shows

Parents and lawmakers looking to cartoon characters as a reason children choose cookies over carrots may be looking in the wrong direction, according to a new...
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Education may be key to a healthier, wealthier U.S.

Education may be key to a healthier, wealthier U.S.

According to the United States Department of Education, the U.S. high school graduation rate will reach an all-time high this year, which is good news for both...

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