Healthy Aging Project ramps up efforts

June 7, 2017

A CU Boulder project is ramping up efforts to provide the public with the latest information about research related to healthy aging, including scientific evidence on what to do and eat for better health.


Offshore wind turbines vulnerable to Category 5 hurricane gusts

June 7, 2017

Offshore wind turbines built according to current standards may not be able to withstand the powerful gusts of a Category 5 hurricane, creating potential risk for any such turbines built in hurricane-prone areas, new University of Colorado Boulder-led research shows.


CU Boulder researchers explain mystery of 'banging' galaxy clusters

June 6, 2017

Two galaxy clusters in the process of merging created a layer of surprisingly hot gas between them that CU Boulder astronomers believe is from turbulence caused by banging into each other at supersonic speeds.


CSF’s 60th season opens with ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

June 5, 2017

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is set to kick off its landmark 60th season in style with a swing-era production of “The Taming of the Shrew”—the same play that opened CSF’s very first festival in 1958.


Global wind-mapping project commences in Portugal

June 1, 2017

An international team that includes University of Colorado Boulder researchers has begun the world’s largest wind-mapping project in Portugal in hopes of better understanding wind behavior across the globe.


Undergraduate’s independent film merges hip hop and the wilderness

May 24, 2017

This summer, Ani Yahzid is embarking on an independent film project with a goal of encouraging young people to get outdoors. Assisting the CU Boulder undergraduate with his project is hip hop musician Namaste.


Religion in the digital age focus of new research

May 18, 2017

The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant to the Center for Media, Religion and Culture at CU Boulder Boulder to support an investigation of the changing nature of religious scholarship in the digital age.


Domestic terrorists, gang members have little in common, study shows

May 18, 2017

Domestic extremists tend to be much older, better educated, more affluent, more religious, and are more likely to be white than street gang members, according to a sweeping new CU Boulder study that systematically compares the groups for the first time.


Scholar probes myths and realities of bandits

May 17, 2017

What does each outlaw story come to embody at any given time, and what is the relationship between the real-life bandit and the narratives that feature him or her? Juan Pablo Dabove, a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder, investigates this question in his ongoing research on Latin American bandits.


Some mother cells kick DNA damage ‘down the road’ to offspring

May 16, 2017

A new University of Colorado Boulder study has shown that some dividing human cells are “kicking the can down the road,” passing on low-level DNA damage to offspring, causing daughter cells to pause in a quiescent, or dormant, state previously thought to be random in origin.