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Bacteria

Bacteria have feelings, too

For humans, our sense of touch is relayed to the brain via small electrical pulses. Now, CU Boulder scientists have found that individual bacteria, too, can...
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CU Anschutz to play key role in NIH research program

CU Anschutz to play key role in NIH research program

Everyone knows that exercise is good for us. But we don’t precisely know why. What happens to our bodies on the molecular level when we exercise?
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Hundreds sport “undies” for colon cancer research

Hundreds sport “undies” for colon cancer research

On June 24, hundreds of runners and walkers (wearing their “undies”) lined up at City Park in Denver to show their support of colorectal cancer research at the...
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CU School of Medicine faculty lead 2017 class of Boettcher Investigators
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CU School of Medicine faculty lead 2017 class of Boettcher Investigators

Photo courtesy the Boettcher Foundation The 2017 class of Boettcher Investigators: back row from left, Andrew Petruska, Camille M. Moore, John A. Thompson and...
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Two faculty members chosen for prestigious National Academy of Education fellowships
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Two faculty members chosen for prestigious National Academy of Education fellowships

Two University of Colorado faculty members have been chosen to receive prestigious fellowships from the National Academy of Education, whose competitive NAEd/...
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Mysteries of the Teenage Brain

Scientist aims to solve mysteries of the teenage brain

eenagers and young adults think and act differently from grownups. CU scientist Marie Banich is helping us see why.
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Student researchers, faculty mentors shine

Student researchers, faculty mentors shine at symposium

Vikasini Mahalingam, Hannah Stobaugh and Elena Ortiz didn’t work long hours on their research project for recognition. So when they learned their project about...
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Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

Because of testing inefficiencies, maintenance inadequacies and other factors, diesel cars, trucks and buses worldwide emit 4.6 million tons more harmful...
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Some mother cells kick DNA damage 'down the road' to offspring

Some mother cells kick DNA damage ‘down the road’ to offspring

A new University of Colorado Boulder study has shown that some dividing human cells are “kicking the can down the road,” passing on low-level DNA damage to...
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Building Better Babies Symposium set for May 31
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Building Better Babies Symposium set for May 31

The Building Better Babies Symposium is set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 31 at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The specific objectives of the symposium are to...
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Dr. Kelly See, Professor of Management at CU Denver

'Stretch goals' in companies can be dangerous for most

As companies struggle to maximize output while staying ahead of the competition, a new study from University of Colorado Denver examines the idea of ‘stretch...
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When love hurts, a placebo can help

When love hurts, a placebo can help

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you’re doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with...
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MAVEN findings reveal how Mars’ atmosphere was lost to space

MAVEN findings reveal how Mars' atmosphere was lost to space

Solar wind and radiation are responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars from a planet that could have supported life billions of years...
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CU in the City research highlights wildlife with focus on education, conservation

CU in the City research highlights wildlife with focus on education, conservation

As city planners grapple with the fallout of explosive growth, eyeing its effect on everything from housing to highways, one University of Colorado Denver...
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Larger disasters ‘inevitable,’ says new Natural Hazards Center director

Larger disasters ‘inevitable,’ says new Natural Hazards Center director

In the days following 9/11, frightened college students across the country gathered around TVs to get a sense of what was happening in New York City.
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ACS

American Cancer Society funding CU Cancer Center Research

The American Cancer Society recently announced its latest round of multi-year grants for cancer research in Colorado and all the awardees are University of...
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CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers

CCTSI’s Colorado Immersion Training earns rave reviews from researchers

If you work in the world of academic research, you’ve likely taken many trainings over the course of your career. How many of those, however, would you...
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Call for research participants: LGBTQ survey

Faculty, staff and students at CU Denver, CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Boulder are invited to take an online survey about the stressors facing LGBTQ...
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Paid research study for mothers expecting first child
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Paid research study for mothers expecting first child

Researchers in CU Boulder’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience are recruiting women who are currently pregnant with their first child to participate in...
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Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased complications

Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased complications

A new report published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association points to a significantly higher burden of diabetes-related complications...
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Can't get to sleep? A wilderness weekend can help

Can't get to sleep? A wilderness weekend can help

Filling the day with natural light and the night with true darkness for as little as a weekend can have a profound impact on our circadian rhythm, which may...
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Study: To keep pounds off, consider walking the dog

Study: To keep pounds off, consider walking the dog

Light-intensity activities such as washing the dishes, making the bed, and walking the dog may play a significant role in helping people maintain weight loss,...
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$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

Antonella Albuja’s doctoral degree in aerospace engineering from CU Boulder just became more valuable, as did the educational, research and career prospects of...
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Looking at ants to find answers about aggression

What ants can teach us about violence

Researchers develop model for how collective intelligence works in ant colonies
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Louis and his poodle, Doodles, on one of their four walks every day

What is the best way to treat older HIV-infected patients?

A year ago, HIV patient Louis Zimmerman considered himself sedentary. But thanks to his participation in a CU Anschutz exercise study, he now is able to walk...

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