Holding Hands

Spousal age gap affects marriage satisfaction over time

Aug. 4, 2017

Men and women both report greater marital satisfaction with younger spouses, but that satisfaction fades over time in marriages with significant age gaps.

African Busy Baby

Studying an elusive South African primate

Aug. 1, 2017

Professor Michelle Sauther is using high-tech thermal imaging cameras to study the iconic African bushbaby, which will help inform how challenging environments impact primates.

Prototype Detector at CERN

Largest particle physics experiment in North America breaks ground

July 20, 2017

Our understanding of the universe may soon be changing thanks to the efforts of a thousand scientists from around the world, including two from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Overturned Pill Bottle

Opioids, obesity, not 'despair deaths', raising mortality rates for whites

July 19, 2017

A new study by CU Boulder mortality researchers found that drug-related deaths among middle-aged white men have soared 25-fold since 1980. But contrary to recent reports, suicide and alcohol-related mortality has not increased substantially. The paper challenges the idea that economically-influenced "despair deaths" are killing middle-age white men, pointing to prescription painkillers and obesity instead.

A patient prepares to undergo radiation therapy.

Discovery could lead to fewer side effects, better results for cancer patients

July 19, 2017

A revelation in radiation-induced bystander effect (RIBE) could have broad implications for cancer patients suffering side effects from radiotherapy.


Who are those guys slacklining across Norlin Quad?

July 18, 2017

Three enterprising members of Slackers at CU, the CU Boulder slacklining club, discuss their approach to their craft and expose how their athletic discipline impacts their lives off the line.

Nuclear Cloud

Researchers to study environmental, human impacts of nuclear war

July 18, 2017

Scientists and students from CU Boulder and Rutgers are calculating the environmental and human impacts of a potential nuclear war using the most sophisticated scientific tools available.

Photograph of Mars

Ancient, massive asteroid impact could explain Martian geological mysteries

July 18, 2017

A colossal impact with a large asteroid early in Martian history may explain several of the planet's mysteries, including the formation of its moons.

Academic Coaching Staff

Struggling students raise GPAs with help from new academic coaching team

July 13, 2017

Academic coaching is a new type of personalized support for underperforming students that helps them succeed.

Baker image

Interview with Stripped Bare author Shannon Baker

July 13, 2017

Stripped Bare is the focus of the Friends of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ Just Desserts event at 5 p.m., August 3, in the Wittemyer Courtroom of the Wolf Law building.