Puerto Morelos reef

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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CU Boulder, UN Human Rights to co-host global climate summit next fall

Nov. 4, 2021

The summit, expected to be held in late fall 2022, is designed to engage human rights, scientific, political, educational, cultural and industry leaders to commit to specific goals

Southern Ocean Trajectories

Underwater mountains help push carbon up to the atmosphere, oceanographers find

Nov. 3, 2021

Study led by CU Boulder scientists is the first to detail how carbon travels within and escapes from the Southern Ocean—and has implications for global climate change

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Diet and exercise can improve teens’ mental health

Nov. 2, 2021

This conclusion is part of multi-disciplinary project of stakeholders and specialists to improve mental health in teens.

Members of the 117th Congress of the United States are sworn in at the Capitol in January 2021.

Women politicians drive spending on education and health care—to a point

Oct. 28, 2021

As women gain more power in national legislatures around the world, they may drive major changes in how their countries spend money. But the relationship is complicated, researchers say.

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Runoff, sediment flux in High Mountain Asia could limit food, energy for millions

Oct. 28, 2021

Average temperatures in high altitude areas have risen twice as fast as the global average, causing more river runoff and sediment flux, and the trend could get worse, scientists find.

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Say hello to our Collective Nightmares in horror films

Oct. 27, 2021

CU Boulder sociologists who teach courses on the sociology of horror talk about their podcast, why horror films are popular and their favorite scary movies.

Du Bois

CU Boulder race scholar reframes Du Bois’ scholarly legacy

Oct. 27, 2021

New Book on W.E.B Du Bois explores the contribution the scholar had on the origins and evolution of intersectionality.

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Scientists win $4 million for efficient battery development

Oct. 25, 2021

The DOE award will help accelerate research into flow batteries, which will help make the electricity grid more reliable and sustainable.

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