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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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Collaborative success on display at Butcher Symposium

The recent Butcher Symposium brought together many of the University of Colorado’s top researchers to share their current science and to build new scientific...
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Faculty invited to apply for Boettcher Investigator status

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation have announced the 2012 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program, supporting...
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Scientists: Loss of ability to distinguish odors poses hazards to elderly

Scientists studying how the sense of smell changes as people age have found that olfactory sensory neurons in those 60 and over showed an unexpected response...
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TTO begins Technology Commercialization Clinic pilot program

The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office has announced the start of its Technology Commercialization Clinic , a pilot program designed to enhance...
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Research funding for CU scientists reached $790 million last year

Faculty researchers at University of Colorado campuses secured more than $790 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2010-11 to advance...
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CU to be key in selling state’s business brand

CU and other institutions of higher education will play a key role in selling the state of Colorado’s brand to global business leaders.
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Within human cells, surprising discovery shines light on diseases

A surprising new discovery by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of California, Davis regarding the division of tiny “power plants” within...
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Study: Common class of drugs reduces severity of postpartum breast cancers

Pepper Schedin and Virginia Borges A new study reports that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including ibuprofen reduce the severity of postpartum breast...
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Study: Exercise might stave off memory loss

(Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado) A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that a small amount of physical exercise could profoundly...

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