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What lives in your dirt?

Jan. 24, 2018

Compiling the first global atlas of soil bacteria, researchers have identified a group of around 500 key species that are both common and abundant worldwide.

Photograph of the Martian Landscape

Dust storms linked to gas escape from Martian atmosphere

Jan. 24, 2018

Rising air during global dust storms on Mars hoists water vapor high in the the planet's atmosphere, new research shows.


Vint Cerf, co-founder of the Internet, to speak on ‘digital preservation’

Jan. 23, 2018

Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist to give Gamow lecture at CU Boulder Feb. 10 Having a commercial email address in the early- to mid-1990s — from America Online (AOL) or Compuserve, or perhaps Prodigy or Earthlink — marked a user as an “early adopter” of Internet technology in the United States...


In ‘We Are the Wake,’ CU playwright brings the dead back to life

Jan. 23, 2018

New Play Festival winner reveals the rich history of New York’s Hart Island On an island in New York City, there’s a mass grave where more than a million forgotten souls are buried — and almost no one knows about it. Once the home of a tuberculosis hospital and then...


CU stages fresh adaptation of 500-year-old play ‘Everyman’

Jan. 23, 2018

When death comes calling, how will you measure your time on Earth? That’s the question presented in “Everyman,” a classic 15th-century morality play.


Trump's America, one year later, is focus of diverse panel discussion

Jan. 14, 2018

A panel discussion titled “Trump’s America: One Year Later” is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Hale Science Room 270

Artist's Illustration of the Black Hole

Researchers catch supermassive black hole burping—twice

Jan. 11, 2018

Researchers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then "burping"—not once, but twice.


Noise pollution causes chronic stress in birds, hindering reproduction

Jan. 9, 2018

Birds exposed to constant noise from oil and gas operations show physiological signs of chronic stress and—in some cases—have chicks whose growth is stunted, according to new CU Boulder research.


Béla Fleck to present Macky concert with Brooklyn Rider

Jan. 8, 2018

If there’s one word that sums up what Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider have in common, it’s eclectic.


BFA dance concert explores emotions that unite us

Jan. 8, 2018

The CU Boulder dance division kicks off 2018 with “Catapult,” a dance concert of original pieces by four BFA candidates.