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Celebrated ancient Egyptian woman physician likely never existed, says researcher

Celebrated ancient Egyptian woman physician likely never existed, says researcher

For decades, an ancient Egyptian known as Merit Ptah has been celebrated as the first female physician and a role model for women entering medicine. Yet a...
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Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility
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CU Anschutz launches comprehensive website directory of research studies

CU Anschutz launches comprehensive website directory of research studies

Here at the Anschutz Medical Campus, we are in the business of answering important research questions in order to improve human health. One of the ways our...
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CU faculty researchers invited to apply for 2020 Boettcher Investigator status

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation announce the 2020 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. About the program The...
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Researchers create model to predict children likely to go into septic shock

Researchers create model to predict children likely to go into septic shock

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have developed a unique model allowing them to predict which children arriving in emergency...
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CU Anschutz, CU Boulder to expand research collaboration

CU Anschutz, CU Boulder to expand research collaboration

A new era of research collaboration is unfolding at the University of Colorado. The CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are moving forward together...
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CU Boulder research to focus on often-overlooked rural America

CU Boulder research to focus on often-overlooked rural America

With more Americans living in big cities, we’ve learned a great deal about the country’s urban places, thanks to a wealth of publicly available data. Much less...
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Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Study finds no link between youth contact sports and cognitive, mental health problems

Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early...
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Sub-2-hour marathon barrier broken

Sub-2-hour marathon barrier broken

This weekend, Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge will set out on a tree-lined course in Vienna for his second attempt to break the fabled 2-hour marathon...
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Expert panels, student showcases headline Research and Innovation Week Oct. 14-18

Expert panels, student showcases headline Research and Innovation Week Oct. 14-18

The second edition of Research & Innovation Week, Oct. 14-18, is just around the corner and packed with events that are free and open to students, faculty...
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NSF grant to focus on how bats evolved to dominate the night

NSF grant to focus on how bats evolved to dominate the night

Aaron Corcoran, assistant professor of biology, will work with researchers at Brown University and Lawrence Technological University to study how bats evolved...
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Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

Finding the cause of a devastating polio-like illness

For some researchers who spend their days tucked away in a lab, the impact of their work may at times seem removed from the lives of real people. Not so for Dr...
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CU attracts record-breaking amount of funding for sponsored research
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CU attracts record-breaking amount of funding for sponsored research

Setting a new systemwide record, faculty at the University of Colorado attracted more than $1.2 billion in sponsored research funding and gifts during the 2018...
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More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

Students in stricter middle schools are more likely to end up in jail or prison later in life, according to a new working paper co-authored by Stephen Billings...
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Teen vaping study reveals how schools influence e-cigarette use, outlines prevention strategies

Teen vaping study reveals how schools influence e-cigarette use, outlines prevention strategies

When e-cigarettes hit the U.S. market in 2007, they were promoted as a safer, healthier alternative to traditional, combustible cigarettes. The unintended...
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Dr. Potter: Progress toward new Alzheimer’s treatments

Dr. Potter: Progress toward new Alzheimer’s treatments

Huntington Potter, PhD, has spent his career researching the manifold mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease, which currently affects over 5.5 million people in the...
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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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