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Rats treated with certain bacteria cope better with trauma

Nov. 17, 2017

The use of a bacterium might help humans better cope with high-stress disorders like PTSD, according to new CU Boulder research.Read more »
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New shoe makes running 4 percent easier, 2-hour marathon possible, study shows

Nov. 16, 2017

Eleven days after Boulder-born Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon in new state-of-the-art racing flats known as “4%s,” CU Boulder researchers have published the study that inspired the shoes' name, confirming in the journal Sports Medicine that they reduce the amount of energy used to run by 4 percent.Read more »
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CU Boulder to lead Pac-12 research initiative on student-athlete concussions

Nov. 16, 2017

The Pac-12 Conference announced today that CU Boulder has been selected to lead its Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Concussion Coordinating Unit.Read more »
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Visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy feels at home in Boulder

Nov. 13, 2017

Robert Kaufman, a veteran of the Conference on World Affairs, says the Trump presidency has fostered robust debate on campus.Read more »
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American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor’s work

Nov. 10, 2017

Leslie Leinwand has won the American Heart Association's 2017 Distinguished Scientist award for outstanding contributions to the field of heart health.Read more »
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Flu researchers discover new mechanism for battling influenza

Nov. 2, 2017

Just as flu season swings into full gear, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Texas at Austin have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism by which the human immune system tries to battle the influenza A virus.Read more »
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In ‘Parallax,’ women’s issues are human issues

Nov. 1, 2017

Joint MFA dance recital explores the many facets of feminismRead more »
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Kids uniquely vulnerable to sleep disruption from electronics

Nov. 1, 2017

With their brains, sleep patterns and even eyes still developing, children and adolescents are particularly vulnerable to the sleep-disrupting effects of screen time, according to a sweeping review of the literature published today in the journal Pediatrics.Read more »
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Academic advising gets new leader, refined mission

Nov. 1, 2017

Cindy Justice, assistant dean for academic advising and student success, aims to help students find the right majors and stay in school until graduationRead more »
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Printmaker finds inspiration in students, global connections

Nov. 1, 2017

It’s been many years since Melanie Yazzie made the painting that set the course of her career. But the CU Boulder professor vividly remembers the joy she felt the day she painted a blue elephant.Read more »

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