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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

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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

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Hawaii’s mysterious mints, discovered then ignored, get a fresh look

Nov. 16, 2019

CU Boulder grad student’s work deepens understanding of evolution and extinction, and augments work of iconic but once dismissed botanist.

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In congressional hearings, some are more equal than others

Nov. 11, 2019

Analysis by CU Boulder linguist and others finds U.S. Senate chairpersons can add bias to hearings.

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Experts see hope despite grim climate projections

Oct. 18, 2019

CU Boulder and NOAA scientists join panel discussion following Boulder screening of Ice on Fire, an HBO documentary.

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CU Boulder research to focus on often-overlooked rural America

Oct. 4, 2019

Rural America the focus of two new projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Grad students’ capstone project aims to help Rocky Mountain National Park

Sept. 30, 2019

Four CU Boulder graduate students spent their summer working at one of the nation’s premier national parks—Rocky Mountain National Park—as part of their capstone project in the Masters of the Environment Graduate Program.

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Evidence of climate-driven conflicts is piling up

Sept. 18, 2019

Climate has played a small but important role in fueling civil wars and other conflicts, CU Boulder and other researchers find.

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If your sleep is out of whack, so are you

Sept. 11, 2019

If you are a person who is proud of burning the candle at both ends—say, a college student—and surviving on less than optimal sleep, here’s a message you might not want to hear: You can’t fool Mother Nature.

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Is it possible to think pain away?

Aug. 30, 2019

Answer to chronic back pain relief may not be in our backs but in our heads, CU Boulder research suggests.

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