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Five questions for Rebecca Safran

Her research on barn swallows includes examining phenotype (observable characteristics) and how these traits differ in sub-species. A particular interest is in...
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Five questions for Rhonda Williams

Along with research on bullying and adolescent girls, the UCCS associate professor is heavily involved in the Smart Girl program, which teaches young girls how...
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Five CU-based companies selected for state grants

Five CU licensees recently were selected to receive matching grants through Colorado’s Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program ( BDEG-Co ). The state of...
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Brain circuitry differs between women with anorexia, those with obesity

Why does one person become anorexic and another obese? A study recently published by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher shows that reward...
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Mountain Lion Research Day set for Friday

Faculty examine a poster at the 2011 Mountain Lion Research Day. Photo by Jeff Foster Workplace burnout, privacy, domestic violence and wireless communication...
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Research on path to increase morphine effectiveness, decrease abuse

Yin (Photo by Glenn J. Asakawa/University of Colorado) A University of Colorado Boulder-led research team has discovered that two protein receptors in the...
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CU researchers: Discovery of pine beetles breeding twice in a year helps explain increasing damage

Long thought to produce only one generation of tree-killing offspring annually, some populations of mountain pine beetles now produce two generations per year...
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Cutting-edge physics research licensed to Boulder corporation for commercialization

ColdQuanta Inc. of Boulder and the University of Colorado have finalized an agreement allowing ColdQuanta to commercialize cutting-edge physics research...
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Five questions for Rob Pyatt

Working on sustainability design projects on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana and the Navajo Nation in Utah have made a big impression.
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Center for Women’s Health Research receives funding from Anschutz Foundation for faculty development

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to announce it has received funding from The Anschutz Foundation to continue the growth of its Faculty...
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Postdocs share research, get feedback at Research Day

Eunyoung Tak, a postdoctoral fellow doing research on acute liver injury, is a native of South Korea and still working on her English. That didn't stop her...
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Global study enlightens connection between fructose, obesity

A group of scientists from across the world have come together in a just-published study that provides new insights into how fructose causes obesity and...
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Survey points to ways of improving professional climate for women faculty

Mary Coussons-Read, associate vice chancellor for Research and Creative Activities, speaks at a workshop, "Gender and Campus Climate.” When it comes to...
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Study: To perform with less effort, practice beyond perfection

Whether you are an athlete, a musician or a stroke patient learning to walk again, practice can make perfect, but more practice may make you more efficient,...
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Political polarization not as extreme as it may seem, research shows

Many Americans overestimate the degree of polarization between Democrats and Republicans, and this misconception is associated with citizens’ voting behavior...
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New study sheds light on long-debated questions about Little Ice Age

University of Colorado Boulder Professor Gifford Miller collects dead plant samples from beneath a Baffin Island ice cap. A new study led by Miller indicates...
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Study: Nutrition labels might mislead health-conscious consumers

People who made New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight might also want to brush up on their math skills, according to Professor Donald...
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CU-Boulder, MediciNova collaborate on brain injury therapy

MediciNova Inc., a biopharmaceutical company publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market (Trading Symbol: MNOV) and the Jasdaq Market of the Osaka Securities...
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Not all common sweeteners affect bodies the same, researchers find

With growing concern that excessive levels of fructose may pose a great health risk – causing high blood pressure, kidney disease and diabetes – researchers at...
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TTO’s annual awards honor faculty researchers, technology commercialization

The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office (TTO) hosted its annual awards ceremony Tuesday night, honoring several faculty researchers, two...
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Five questions for Steven Johnson

While the number of new HIV cases has declined and the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased, there still are more than 33 million people worldwide who...
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Study: Nap-deprived toddlers may be missing more than sleep

Toddlers who miss naps show decreases in joy, interest and understanding when asked to work picture puzzles. Photo courtesy University of Colorado A new study...
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Faculty partnering with federal agency for international study of water resources

CU-Boulder graduate student Adina Racoviteanu collected snow and ice samples for isotopic analyses near the summit of Mt. Mera, Khumbu region, Nepal, as part...
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Texas pharmaceutical company to develop CU diabetes management drug

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Austin, Texas, and the University of Colorado recently completed an exclusive license agreement for a jointly developed method...
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Colorado job growth slow, steady in 2012

Compiled by the Leeds School’s Business Research Division, the comprehensive outlook for 2012 features forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by...

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