Researchers pinpoint behaviors underlying gambling addiction

Aug. 5, 2021

Before putting $20 down on the table, audit your mental health, researchers from the Institute of Behavioral Science suggest.

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A blood test for your body clock? It’s on the horizon

July 30, 2021

CU Boulder sleep researchers have found it's possible to determine the timing of a person's internal biological clock via a single blood draw

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Psych profs invest honorarium in future student success

July 23, 2021

This new award honors excellence in research conducted by underrepresented students in psychology and neuroscience.

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State political maps are being redrawn with help of expert alumna

July 22, 2021

JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin, who holds a PhD from and teaches at CU Boulder, is helping Colorado redraw its political boundaries in a more equitable and democratic fashion.

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Researchers solve puzzle of Colorado songbird’s evolution

July 15, 2021

Mountains both help create new species and subspecies of the rosy finch and keep them distinct, according to new research from CU Boulder

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Should marijuana still be banned from sports?

July 8, 2021

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Behavioral ecologist finds parakeet’s intelligence helps in reproduction

July 8, 2021

New research from CU Boulder sheds light on the cognitive functions of male ‘green parakeets’ or budgerigars

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Students seeking museum work experience get a helping hand

July 7, 2021

Dexter and Gina Williams, friends of the university and fans of art, establish fund to pay students to work in the CU Art Museum.

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Air pollution exposure during pregnancy may boost babies’ obesity risk

June 24, 2021

Women exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy have babies who grow unusually fast in the first months after birth, putting on excess fat that puts them at risk of obesity and related diseases later in life, new CU Boulder research shows.

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Chemistry instructor recognized for creating connections

June 21, 2021

The Department of Chemistry’s Ellen Broering is one of 2021’s Marinus Smith award winners for her work improving students’ experiences—even online.