July 9, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

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Low-cost in-vitro fertilization method developed at CU may help couples in developing countries

A new low-cost method of in-vitro fertilization developed at the University of Colorado Boulder that performed successfully in recent human clinical trials in Belgium may help thousands of infertile couples in developing countries.

CU study shows how early Earth kept warm enough to support life

Solving the “faint young sun paradox” -- explaining how early Earth was warm and habitable for life beginning more than 3 billion years ago even though the sun was 20 percent dimmer than today -- may not be as difficult as believed, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.

Community Notes

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Gardens

Growing Shakespeare

The Colorado Shakespeare Gardens were founded in 1991 by Marlene Cowdery, an avid gardener and Shakespeare buff, with the intent to educate the public about the many plants referenced by William Shakespeare in his plays. Read more, and join the conversation, on the CU-Boulder Facebook page.

Research participants wanted for paid study on personal values & medical care

Researchers from the Social and Affective Neuroscience lab at CU-Boulder are seeking healthy individuals age 18-55 for a study on the psychological and physiological mechanisms underlying how one's personal values affect their medical care experience. Participants will earn between $30-$40.

Real Colors puzzle pieces

RealColors Workshop - July 17, 2013

For centuries, people have searched for ways to peek into the human mind. The Greek philosopher, scientist and physician, Hippocrates wrote that all human beings could be divided into four distinct personality types. Real Colors is an instrument based on the more modern Temperament theories developed by David Keirsey. It is designed to help people recognize, accept, learn to value and understand human behaviors to improve empathy and communication in the workplace.

Excessive Eating: Disorder or Addiction? - FSAP workshop July 16

We eat for many reasons – hunger, entertainment/socialization, and as an emotional response. Learn how eating can be dictated by emotions and strategies for ending this behavior.

 
Women of Will: the Overview. July 12 and 13

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