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Exhibition highlights death in the desert

Feb. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers hosting workshops to create map of lives lost on U.S. border

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Why do psychiatric drugs help some, but not others? New study offers clues

Jan. 29, 2021

A new CU Boulder study shows that a key protein involved in learning and memory formation functions differently in males than in females.

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Scholars reveal the changing nature of U.S. cities

Jan. 28, 2021

New research unravels the mystery of how our cities evolved into their present form.

Registered nurse Katherine Noel prepares a dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to give to staff at the Wardenburg Health Center on the CU

Why older adults must go to the front of the vaccine line

Jan. 22, 2021

As leaders face tough decisions about who to vaccinate against COVID-19, a new study finds that vaccinating adults 60 or older first will save the most lives in the long term.

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2020 through students’ eyes (and lenses)

Jan. 22, 2021

New competition encourages students to create videos reflecting on the multifaceted year that was.

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Psychologist launches #TalkMentalIllness course for the masses

Jan. 19, 2021

After leading a ‘call to action’ on burgeoning mental-illness crisis, prof launches a massive, open online course on mental health.

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Soil degradation costs U.S. corn farmers a half-billion dollars every year

Jan. 15, 2021

Researchers have found that a whopping one-third of the fertilizer applied to grow corn in the U.S. each year simply compensates for the ongoing loss of soil fertility, costing farmers a half-billion dollars.

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Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 6, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and Arizona State University colleague win the outstanding book award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

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With COVID-19 exacerbating the threat of superbugs, researchers ID new weapon

Jan. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers have discovered a new compound capable of pushing past the defenses of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. It, and other recent discoveries from the lab, could lead to a new arsenal for combating the rising threat of superbugs.

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Whether it's 2020 or Baby Shark: Study offers clues on how to stop thinking about it

Dec. 23, 2020

In our attempts to de-clutter our busy minds and make room for new, often more productive thoughts, people tap an array of different approaches. Which works best, and how does each strategy distinctly impact the brain?

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