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New take on runner’s high: Study explores how marijuana affects workouts

Dec. 9, 2021

A new first-of-its kind study aims to shed light on why so many people use cannabis before, during or after working out. It also seeks to answer a critical question: Does THC, which is considered a banned substance by the World Anti-doping Agency, hurt or help performance?

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Republicans lost faith in 2020 election results. Fox News played pivotal role

Dec. 3, 2021

A new CU Boulder study shows that in the days following the 2020 presidential election, Republicans grew increasingly doubtful that the vote count was legitimate. Regardless of party, the more an individual trusted and consumed Fox News, the less faith they had in the electoral process.

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Common arctic finches are all the same species

Dec. 2, 2021

New research from CU Boulder confirms that there are not, in fact, multiple species of Redpoll Finches, as previously thought.

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With 20k award, undergrad advances inclusion in sports

Dec. 1, 2021

CU Boulder undergraduate creates scholarship to elevate LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport.

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Why it’s time to stop defining a nation’s success through economic growth

Nov. 19, 2021

A new paper out of the CU Boulder argues it may be time to stop hyper-focusing on economic growth as a leading indicator of a society’s success, because we may be headed for a long-run decline in growth this century, whether we like it or not.

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Can't Find Your Keys? You Need a Chickadee Brain

Nov. 15, 2021

New research finds genetic link for spatial memory in Mountain Chickadees

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Two science-education experts honored by American Physical Society

Nov. 11, 2021

CU Boulder’s Katherine K. Perkins and Valerie K. Otero cited for groundbreaking work to understand and improve science education.

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Female bushbabies more stressed, may be more vulnerable to changing environment

Nov. 10, 2021

Life isn't always easy for small primates in the Soutpansberg Mountains of South Africa––foraging for food, contending with cold temperatures and fighting off rivals. A new study explores how they may weather the environmental changes ahead.

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Coral microbiome key to surviving bleaching events

Nov. 10, 2021

New research led by CU Boulder researcher finds that the coral holobiont, or the coral and its microbiome, can determine who lives and who dies when the oceans warm

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Researchers find evidence linking democracy, decentralization and social cooperation

Nov. 8, 2021

Democratic reforms through decentralization could significantly help struggling nations better respond to their local populations and increase cooperation among government officials, they conclude

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