Kids on their phones

Parental restrictions on childhood tech use have few lasting effects

Nov. 19, 2020

Kids growing up in the mobile internet era have heard them all, often uttered by well-meaning parents fearing long-term problems from overuse.

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Feeling lonely? Getting dirty might help

Nov. 18, 2020

CU Boulder researcher finds that connecting with people in nature eases loneliness, anxiety.

Five founding scholars of the crown institute

The promise of youth

Nov. 17, 2020

Institute partners with local schools and families on interdisciplinary research about the wellness of young people.


CU Boulder prof to lead Ecological Society of America

Nov. 16, 2020

Sharon Collinge, professor of environmental studies at CU Boulder, also directs the Earth Leadership Program.

Common protein

New insights on a common protein could lead to novel cancer treatments

Nov. 11, 2020

A new CU Boulder-led study sheds light on a protein key to controlling how cells grow, proliferate and function and long implicated in tumor development.

Castle Bravo Blast

Scientists explore how to protect fisheries, food supply in event of nuclear war

Nov. 11, 2020

A new study reveals the damage that a nuclear war might take on wild-caught seafood around the world, from salmon to tuna and even shellfish.

Electronic skin

'Electronic skin' promises cheap and recyclable alternative to wearable devices

Nov. 11, 2020

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing a wearable electronic device that’s “really wearable”—a stretchy and fully-recyclable circuit board that’s inspired by, and sticks onto, human skin.

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Election Day math: New study probes how people make decisions

Nov. 11, 2020

Just in time for Election Day, a new study by a team of mathematicians has examined how large social networks, such as blocs of U.S. voters, navigate making tough decisions—especially when time is of the essence.

Blake Leeper

Court ruling barring ‘blade runner’ from Olympics is scientifically unfounded, studies suggest

Nov. 11, 2020

This week’s international court ruling barring a Black double-amputee sprinter from the Olympics overlooks evidence that his prostheses provide no competitive advantage and instead hinges on racially biased data, according to CU Boulder researchers at the center of the debate.

bird collage

New genomes provide insight into bird evolution

Nov. 11, 2020

Researchers from across the globe have helped sequence the genomes of 363 bird species as part of the Bird 10,000 Genome Project.