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Physics faculty contributes to groundbreaking research

Assistant Professor Ezio Iacocca, Ph.D., of the Department of Physics and Energy Science and his co-authors recently published an article with groundbreaking...
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Study: Cannabis can make workouts more fun, but it’s no performance-enhancer

A bit of weed before a workout can boost motivation and make exercise more enjoyable. But if performance is the goal, it may be best to skip that joint. That’s...
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Event Recap: 15th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day

Faculty and student researchers brought their findings – and their research posters — to the Gallogly Event Center on Dec. 8 for the 15th annual Mountain Lion...
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Melatonin use soars among children, with unknown risks

Nearly one in five school-aged children and preteens now take melatonin for sleep, and some parents routinely give the hormone to preschoolers, according to...
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Why is my teenager so lazy? Study suggests it’s physical

The slowdown in physical activity in adolescence is likely a universal phenomenon associated with a higher energy drain on the body as it rapidly changes and...
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Science writers amass at CU Anschutz, CU Boulder

Science writers amass at CU Anschutz, CU Boulder

The national Science Writers 2023 conference brought hundreds of science journalists to the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses Oct. 6-10.
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CU Boulder earns $5 million award for 5G cellular security research

CU Boulder earns $5 million award for 5G cellular security research

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is leading a major military-oriented project for 5G wireless security. The National Science Foundation’s...
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Research & Innovation Week set for Oct. 16-20 at CU Boulder

The fifth annual Research & Innovation Week is designed to elevate awareness across campus, build a sense of shared community, create opportunities for...
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Bees and other flying insects at greater risk of climate change extinction, according to CU Denver and Georgia Tech researchers

In response to rising global temperatures, many plants and animals are moving to higher elevations to survive in cooler temperatures. But a new study from CU...
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CU Anschutz, CU Boulder celebrate partnership supporting CU research computing efforts

CU Anschutz, CU Boulder celebrate partnership supporting CU research computing efforts

CU Anschutz and CU Boulder celebrated a milestone this summer during a cross-campus gathering highlighting the significant advances made in high-performance...
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Grand Challenges Round Two Symposium showcases interdisciplinary research, offers forum for feedback

Reframing gender equality as an economic performance multiplier. Studying the science of consciousness and psychedelics. Building climate-resilient cities...
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CU Denver professor co-leads study on treating late-stage cancer patients with psilocybin-assisted therapy

The study marks the first of its kind at a university in Colorado and puts CU Denver in the ranks of higher education institutions across the U.S. exploring...
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The scientific reasons you should resolve to start gardening in 2023

The scientific reasons you should resolve to start gardening in 2023

Get more exercise. Eat right. Make new friends. As we compile our lists of resolutions aimed at improving physical and mental health in 2023, new CU Boulder...
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CU Anschutz State of Research 2022 address highlights robust campus growth and innovation

In his State of Research Address, Vice Chancellor for Research Thomas Flaig, M.D., highlighted the campus’s collaborative culture that drives its innovation...
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Research and creative work highlights from 2021-22 showcase CU Boulder’s ecosystem of discovery

Research and creative work highlights from 2021-22 showcase CU Boulder’s ecosystem of discovery

Highlights from the University of Colorado Boulder’s research, scholarship and creative work in 2021-22 paint a compelling picture of our progress toward our...
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A 10,000-year-old infant burial provides insights into the use of baby carriers and family heirlooms in prehistory

The authors of a new article published in the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory argue that they have found evidence of the use of baby carriers 10,...
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Research & Innovation Week returns to campus Oct. 17-21

Research & Innovation Week, hosted by the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) and featuring events for students, faculty, staff and the community, returns...
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COVID-19 was bad for college students’ health. How should universities respond?

When college campuses closed their doors in March 2020 to stop the spread of COVID-19, researchers assumed college students’ health would suffer. What they...
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How pollution changes a baby’s gut, and why it matters

How pollution changes a baby’s gut, and why it matters

Exposure to air pollution in the first six months of life impacts a child’s inner world of gut bacteria, or microbiome, in ways that could increase risk of...
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Intestinal parasites found in Mississippi children ‘embody’ inequality

No one chooses to be born poor. Yet study after study shows that the effects of growing up in poverty linger over the course of a lifetime — negatively...
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Colorado’s quantum revolution

Colorado’s quantum revolution

In the 17th Century, a Dutch merchant named Antony van Leeuwenhoek began experimenting with making new microscope lenses and, in the process, plunged humanity...
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‘Patient influencers’ are booming on social media. Is that good or bad?

“OMG. Have you guys heard about this?” So began a 2015 post by then-pregnant celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian, singing the praises of a “#morningsickness”...
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Can COVID-causing coronavirus outwit human innate immune response?

As Americans cross their fingers, hoping the pandemic stays behind them, scientists across the country remain focused on the novel coronavirus, intent on...

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