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Facebook app encourages people to get in touch with their DNA

Facebook app encourages individuals to get in touch with their DNA

Have you ever wondered if your dad’s fight with prostate cancer means you could face the same reality? Or perhaps your family has several members who have...
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Study: Western forests decimated by pine beetles not more likely to burn

Study: Western forests decimated by pine beetles not more likely to burn

Western U.S. forests killed by the mountain pine beetle epidemic are no more at risk to burn than healthy Western forests, according to new findings by the...
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Study: Ending statin use might improve quality of life for some patients

Study: Ending statin use might improve quality of life for some patients

Discontinuing statin use in patients with late-stage cancer and other terminal illnesses may help improve patients’ quality of life without causing other...
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Funding opportunity: Call for PTLC Faculty Researchers
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Funding opportunity: Call for PTLC Faculty Researchers

Applications for the 2015-2016 cohort of President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) Faculty Researchers are now being accep
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Research on small cellular changes may lead to big cancer solutions
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Research on small cellular changes may lead to big cancer solutions

Many scientists have spent their entire research careers looking for cellular similarities that may lead to a single cure for many cancers –– the rare chance...
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Postdoc Research Day is about meeting people, starting collaborations and getting feedback
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Postdoc Research Day is about meeting people, starting collaborations and getting feedback

Postdoctoral fellows are investigators who perform basic science research that finds its way into applications that help humankind in myriad ways — from civil...
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Researchers propose novel mechanism to explain region’s high elevation

Researchers propose novel mechanism to explain region’s high elevation

No one really knows how the High Plains got so high. About 70 million years ago, eastern Colorado, southeastern Wyoming, western Kansas and western Nebraska...
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CU-Boulder technology could make treatment and reuse of oil and gas wastewater simpler, cheaper

CU-Boulder technology could make treatment and reuse of oil and gas wastewater simpler, cheaper

Oil and gas operations in the United States produce about 21 billion barrels of wastewater per year. The saltiness of the water and the organic contaminants it...
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German nurses taking care of wounded soldiers, all (including the nurses) wearing gas masks.
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Chemical warfare’s history casts dark shadow today

In early 1915, German and Allied troops were dug into trenches and neither side could move the other – a World War I waiting game. The German army decided to...
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Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent
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Is there harm in sexting?

A new book released this week by a researcher at the University of Colorado Denver examines the social conversations around sexting. In her book “Sexting Panic...
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$10 million grant to support pulmonary hypertension study

A team of physicians and scientists led by a pulmonologist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has been awarded...
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When gas prices go up, which communities do best?

Researchers at CU Denver studying how the region would react to a sudden spike in gas prices, found those living closest to their work, in areas with more...
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New education center connects researchers, educators

Imagine a third-grade teacher in Davenport, Iowa, struggling to teach fractions to a class of students with academic challenges. Now imagine a researcher in...
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Study finds experience of pain relies on multiple brain pathways, not just one

People’s mindsets can affect their experience of pain. For example, a soldier in battle or an athlete in competition may report that an injury did not feel...
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Colorado business confidence remains positive, stable for first quarter of 2015, says CU-Boulder index

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has increased slightly going into 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released Monday by...
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CU Denver researcher’s work making tracks for Moab museum

Just as he did during a 30-year career at CU Denver, dinosaur footprints expert Martin Lockley, Ph.D., is leaving his imprint on the moon-like landscape of...
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CU-Boulder co-leading new severe weather research group

Building on years of collaboration using unmanned aircraft to fly into the storms that create the massive tornadoes that rip across the Midwest, scientists at...
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Five questions for Jeffrey Montez de Oca

An assistant professor of sociology at UCCS with interests in sociological theory, sport, media, identity and inequality, the Cold War, and urban food security...
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Ten ways to keep from being fleeced online: Expert at CU Denver offers tips

As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the importance of avoiding hackers, phishing scams and phony websites while buying online becomes increasingly...
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November forum highlights changes in research support

The Office of Sponsored Programs will move, add staff, and change its name as part of an effort to meet campus strategic plan goals and meet the needs of...
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Boettcher Investigator eligibility deadline is Dec. 15

The University of Colorado and the Boettcher Foundation have announced the 2015 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program. The...
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Five questions for Valerio Ferme

Growing up in Milan, Italy, he was no stranger to great literature. Dante was required reading and his parents encouraged him to read and think about...
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U.S. News & World Report ranks CU-Boulder second in world in geosciences

The publication rated the top 100 universities in geosciences in 2014 based primarily on their research and reputation.

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