Lydia Jones in the desert.

Undergrad research opens up a field of streams

Dec. 17, 2019

CU Boulder environmental studies student gets a taste of ecological research via independent project

An assortment of fruits on a plate.

Stressed? Try rewarding yourself for eating fruits and veggies

Dec. 13, 2019

CU research finds that cash can help stressed-out people eat more fruits and veggies At the end of a long day, it’s tempting to order a large pizza or grab a drive-through cheeseburger for dinner. But, if offered cash, you might be persuaded to eat fruits and vegetables instead (or...

Stock image of a photon

Researcher breaks light in half, cracking pillar of physics

Dec. 12, 2019

New physics research from CU Boulder keeps the theory of light and matter fractious

Xenna, a service dog, in her lab approve protective gear.

Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Dec. 9, 2019

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility in laboratory research

Denver Union Train Station

CU scientists board the climate change train

Dec. 6, 2019

A group of Earth scientists takes the train instead of a plane to protest climate change. But can the rest of us climb aboard?


Former GOP, Dem congressmen stump for respectful discourse

Dec. 4, 2019

In Dec. 10 CU Boulder event, Bob Beauprez and Mark Udall will discuss how bipartisanship (and friendship) happen

Two hands holding up a paper cut-out of a head and brain.

CU Boulder bipolar clinic will close after 17 years

Nov. 29, 2019

The Sutherland Bipolar Center has helped more than 2,100 Coloradans affected by bipolar disorder, regardless of their ability to pay.

FACT protein

Meet DNA’s chaperone

Nov. 26, 2019

Researchers have discovered the structure of the FACT protein—a mysterious protein central to the functioning of DNA

Cassandra in the Antarctic

CU Boulder prof and 100 women set sail for Antarctica

Nov. 25, 2019

With the motto ‘Mother Nature needs her daughters,’ group aims to support women working in STEMM in the hope of better sustaining Earth and its people.

Photograph of a barn swallow

Bird evolution in Asia shaped in part by giant plateau, study finds

Nov. 20, 2019

A new large-scale study from CU Boulder and colleagues provides first evidence that a gargantuan, inhospitable plateau in Asia maintains the species barriers of some birds