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The right chemistry: CU Denver legend Bob Damrauer retires after 54 years of service

The right chemistry: CU Denver legend Bob Damrauer retires after 54 years of service

In the Office of Research Services , the hallway leading to Robert “Bob” Damrauer’s former office is lined with three framed images. There’s one of the sinking...
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What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

Nearly one month after the Marshall Fire became the most destructive and one of the most unique wildfires in Colorado history, CU Boulder researchers from...
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Will regulatory change speed discovery of medical CBD benefits?

Artin (Art) Shoukas, PhD, a Johns Hopkins University professor emeritus, would have never dreamed he’d be using marijuana every night in his retirement years...
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Research and creative work highlights from last year set the stage for a groundbreaking 2022

Resilience, collaboration and impact come to mind when reflecting on University of Colorado Boulder research, scholarship and creative works in 2020–21.
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Coloradans still deeply divided over COVID policies, election legitimacy, survey shows

Coloradans still deeply divided over COVID policies, election legitimacy, survey shows

A new survey of the state of politics in Colorado during 2021 has revealed deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans around a wide range of issues—from...
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Why older adults are more resilient in the face of the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults have often been thought to be more vulnerable to loneliness and isolation. Yet new research by Leilani Feliciano,...
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State of Research address highlights strong growth, breadth of research and talent on campus

Growth, collaboration and COVID-19 marked the second annual State of Research Address on Dec. 7, with Thomas Flaig, MD, vice chancellor for research,...
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Photo feature: 13th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day

Photo feature: 13th Annual Mountain Lion Research Day

More than 80 faculty and student researchers brought their findings – and their research posters — to the Gallogly Event Center on Dec. 4 for the 13th annual...
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Associate professor joins international team in discovery of Europe’s earliest female infant burial

Associate professor joins international team in discovery of Europe’s earliest female infant burial

Working in a cave in Liguria, Italy, an international team of researchers uncovered the oldest documented burial of an infant girl in the European...
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Article examines why delivery complications can influence physician decision-making for the next patient

Article examines why delivery complications can influence physician decision-making for the next patient

In a new commentary article published in Science, Meng Li, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Health and Behavioral...
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CU faculty researchers invited to apply for Boettcher Investigator status
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CU faculty researchers invited to apply for Boettcher Investigator status

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation announce the 2022 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. About the program The...
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The science of super athletes

The science of super athletes

Iñigo San Millán, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and...
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Announcing the winners of the 2021 CU Denver Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Awards

Announcing the winners of the 2021 CU Denver Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Awards

The University of Colorado Denver is proud to announce the winners of the CU Denver 2021 Pandemic Research and Creative Activities Award. The strength and...
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Distinguished lecturer to discuss the science of miniaturization in Nov. 2 presentation

Distinguished lecturer to discuss the science of miniaturization in Nov. 2 presentation

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder...
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$3 million UCCS grant to address childhood trauma curriculum for psychology providers

$3 million UCCS grant to address childhood trauma curriculum for psychology providers

The Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS, in partnership with Dr. Christopher M. Layne, have received a five-year, $3 million federal grant from...
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The library never closes, but it can change

The library never closes, but it can change

“There are different ways to interpret the statement ‘The library never closes,'” write Matthew Jabaily and Tabatha Farney, co-investigators of a new study...
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None of the 19 state-led vaccine lotteries led to increased vaccinations, new CU Denver study finds

None of the 19 state-led vaccine lotteries led to increased vaccinations, new CU Denver study finds

This summer, with fear that COVID-19 vaccination rates were insufficient to control the virus, states across the nation began to employ what was then...
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When should women get screened for breast cancer?

When should women get screened for breast cancer?

We like to think that we make logical decisions, especially in situations when all the relevant information is not just available...but given to us. However,...
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Specific UV light wavelength could offer low-cost, safe way to curb COVID-19 spread

Specific UV light wavelength could offer low-cost, safe way to curb COVID-19 spread

A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public...
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New CU School of Pharmacy center sets path toward drug discovery hub

New CU School of Pharmacy center sets path toward drug discovery hub

For today’s generation of medical researchers, the need for speed in the scientific world was never more pronounced than it was in 2020. As society hid from a...
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Immersive Global Middle Ages institute will recreate worlds that no longer exist

Immersive Global Middle Ages institute will recreate worlds that no longer exist

Is time travel possible? Short answer: Not yet— at least, not in the sense you’re thinking. But Roger Martínez-Dávila, Associate Professor of History, may have...
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Climate change fuels multiple threats to society’s health

Climate change fuels multiple threats to society’s health

Labeled a “code red for humanity” in a United Nations report released early last month, climate change has continued to wreak havoc worldwide. In the United...
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Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

It’s no secret: The air quality is bad in Colorado this summer. Thus far, the state has issued 59 Ozone Action Day alerts since May 31—the most in a single...
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A self-learning algorithm may help predict how genetic disease occurs

A self-learning algorithm may help predict how genetic disease occurs

Oluwatosin Oluwadare, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, is seeking to answer a fundamental question in genome science: how the physical structure of a...
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Ancient humans turned elephant remains into a surprising array of bone tools

Ancient humans turned elephant remains into a surprising array of bone tools

Ancient humans could do some impressive things with elephant bones. In a new study, University of Colorado Boulder archaeologist Paola Villa and her colleagues...

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