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Early birds less prone to depression

June 15, 2018

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.Read more »
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Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

As he’s done so many times before, George Rivera will pack up 117 pieces of art into a suitcase and board a plane heading to a place where rifles can seem more common than paintbrushes.Read more »
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Six CU researchers named Boettcher Investigators

June 14, 2018

Two young faculty scientists at CU Boulder are among seven Colorado researchers who have won $1.41 million in total funding from the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Awards program.Read more »
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Nobel Laureate, MD-to-be shed light on epigenetic roots of cancer

June 13, 2018

Forty years after researchers first discovered it in fruit flies, a once-obscure cluster of proteins called PRC2 has become a key target for new cancer-fighting drugs, due to its tendency—when mutated—to bind to and silence tumor suppressing genes.Read more »
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Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

June 7, 2018

Can probiotics fend off mood disorders? It's too early to say with scientific certainty, but a new study suggests that a beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain, making it more resilient to stress.Read more »
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The key triggers of 2017's costly wildfire season

June 5, 2018

New CU Boulder-led research shows that three major “switches” affecting wildfire—fuel, aridity and ignition—were either flipped on and/or kept on longer than expected last year, triggering one of the largest and costliest U.S. wildfire seasons in recent decades.Read more »
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Cancer in canine companions may suggest human cancer, depending on where you are

June 5, 2018

Recent advances in veterinary research have suggested that if your dog has cancer, it’s possible you might, too, thanks to toxins in your shared environment. But that research might not tell the whole story, according to new findings.Read more »
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Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects'

June 4, 2018

Bumper car-like interactions at the edges of our solar system—and not a mysterious ninth planet—may explain the the dynamics of strange bodies called “detached objects,” according to a new study.Read more »
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A new wrinkle to the limits of life on Earth

May 30, 2018

Glacial retreat in cold, high-altitude ecosystems exposes environments that are extremely sensitive to phosphorus input, new CU Boulder-led research shows.Read more »
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What an all-nighter does to your blood

May 22, 2018

Pulling an all-nighter just once can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than 100 proteins in the blood, CU Boulder research finds.Read more »

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