Genetics

CU Boulder lands funding for advanced study of gene-environment interactions

Aug. 29, 2017

Postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students to increase their knowledge of demography and genetics in one of the first programs of its kind.

Bangkok

Center for Asian Studies to implement Southeast Asian Studies track

Aug. 29, 2017

Students and faculty alike have new opportunities to engage with Southeast Asia Southeastern Asia significantly influences world politics, economics and culture, and students at the University of Colorado Boulder will soon enjoy more options to learn about the region. CU Boulder’s Center for Asian Studies (CAS) is beginning its second...

Elemental Arsenic

Trace arsenic linked with deteriorating health among American Indian elders

Aug. 25, 2017

Low levels of inorganic arsenic, thought safe, might be harming American Indian communities in the western United States.

swimming

CU Theatre & Dance season opens with dance-themed film festival

Aug. 22, 2017

The University of Colorado’s Department of Theatre & Dance begins its 2017-18 season with a weekend of onscreen dance from all over the world.

Nambian Fairy Circle

Solving the ecological mystery of Africa’s fairy circles

Aug. 22, 2017

A team of CU Boulder scientists is working to unlock a longstanding ecological mystery: barren patches of ground in Africa's grasslands known as fairy circles.

Caterpillar

No microbes? No problem for caterpillars

Aug. 22, 2017

Caterpillars have far less bacteria and fungi inhabiting their guts than other organisms, making them an evolutionary oddity in the animal kingdom.

Asteroid Impact

Dinosaur-killing asteroid could have thrust Earth into 2 years of darkness

Aug. 22, 2017

Tremendous amounts of soot following a massive asteroid strike 66 million years ago would have plunged Earth into darkness for nearly two years, according to a news release from NCAR.

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Hundreds set to ride bikes to change student lives

Aug. 21, 2017

Hundreds of cyclists will take to the road on Sept. 10 to raise money for scholarships at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Fluorescent Bacteria

Bacteria have feelings, too

Aug. 14, 2017

For humans, our sense of touch is relayed to the brain via small electrical pulses. But new research shows that individual bacteria can feel their external environment in a similar way.

DNA Folding

Microbe may explain evolutionary origins of DNA folding

Aug. 10, 2017

A new study uncovers surprising similarities in the ways that multicellular organisms fold their DNA.

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