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New clinic treats travelers heading for the jungles, deserts and mountains

After months of planning, the University of Colorado Travel, Expedition, and Altitude Medicine (TEAM) clinic is up and running, offering advice and treatment...
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Shy toddlers understand more than their speaking ability indicates, says CU-Boulder study

Scientists have known that shy toddlers often have delayed speech, but a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that the lag in using words does...
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CU-Boulder awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to assess mechanisms of drugs and chemical agents

William Old, assistant research professor, chemistry and biochemistry department, and mass spectrometry and proteomics lab director, BioFrontiers. (Photo...
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CU-built software uses big data to battle forgetting

Computer software similar to that used by online retailers to recommend products to a shopper can help students remember the content they’ve studied, according...
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Five questions for Brian Cadena

A CU-Boulder assistant professor of economics, Cadena researches poverty, immigration and the labor market -- interests that he says likely were sparked by his...
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Five questions for James White

Humans and ecosystems can adapt to a slowly changing climate, but what happens when these changes happen abruptly? “When it comes to climate change, speed...
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Medicaid beneficiaries use emergency services due to lack of alternatives

A study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine shows patients with Medicaid insurance seeking care in an emergency department may be driven by lack...
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CU-Boulder flying antibiotic experiment, education project on ants to space station

Orbital Sciences Corp.’s commercial Cygnus spacecraft, carrying two University of Colorado Boulder payloads to the International Space Station, is set to be...
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Bedtime for toddlers: Timing is everything, says CU-Boulder study

Study shows that toddlers with later melatonin rise times took longer to fall asleep after being put to bed, said CU-Boulder assistant professor Monique...
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CU-Boulder to fly antibiotic experiment, education project on ants to space station

The International Space Station (Photo courtesy NASA) A University of Colorado Boulder research center will launch two payloads aboard Orbital Sciences Corp.’s...
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Economist: Smartphone users value their privacy, are willing to pay for it

Average smartphone users are willing to pay up to $5 extra for a typical application—or “app”—that won’t monitor their locations, contact lists and other...
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Grant to support pediatric stroke research at CU

Richard J. Traystman, Ph.D., and his research group have been awarded $2.5 million over four years from the American Heart/Stroke Association and the Bugher...
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MAVEN successfully launches from Florida

A $671 million NASA mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder thundered into the sky Monday from Cape Canaveral, Fla., the first step on its 10...
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Five questions for Robert Roach

Being able to predict who will and who won’t get altitude sickness can make a Sunday morning 14er climb easier and more enjoyable, but the knowledge also will...
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Faculty may apply for Boettcher Investigator status

The program supports early career investigators whose research has a direct impact on human health.
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Economic Outlook Forum to be presented Dec. 9 by CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business

The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 49th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at...
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Using morphine after abdominal surgery may prolong pain, researchers find

Using morphine to fight the pain associated with abdominal surgery may paradoxically prolong a patient’s suffering, doubling or even tripling the amount of...
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Marks reviews Anschutz campus responses to array of challenges

Lilly Marks delivering the State of the Campus address at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Oct. 30, 2013 As the environment for academic health centers changes...
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National science report highlights CU-Boulder spinoff companies

CU-Boulder physics professor and JILA Fellow Dana Anderson, center, in his JILA laboratory with research assistants Kai Hudek, left, and Seth Caliga. (Photo by...
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Altitude Research Center showcases latest findings

Over the last year, Robert Roach and his fellow researchers have traveled the world’s high places searching for clues into how people adjust to the challenges...
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NIH’s $48.4 million will advance translational research

Research has found that what is most important to an aging senior citizen is independence. A collaborative study through the Colorado Clinical and...
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Poorly camouflaged insects can kick off a cascade of ecological impacts, new study finds

A walking stick insect camouflages with a chamise shrub in southern California. The ability of the the insect, Timema cristinae, to be well camouflaged affects...
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Five questions for Peter McGraw

Have you ever laughed at an epic FAIL? Or that klutzy moment when someone awkwardly falls down? Why was it so funny? Peter McGraw has traveled around the world...
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Researchers use climate model to better understand electricity in the air

A lightning bolt strikes Boulder, as seen from the National Center for Atmospheric Research mesa west of town. Photo courtesy of John Jorgensen. Electrical...
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Leeds Index: Colorado business confidence falls slightly going into fourth quarter

Leeds Business Confidence Index (click to view report) The confidence of Colorado business leaders has slightly declined going into the fourth quarter as...

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