highway

HOV lanes reduce traffic and cut costs, right? Not always, economists find

May 23, 2019

HOV can cause unintended consequences—like drawing more drivers away from alternative transit and to roads that drivers perceive to be less congested.

accountability

Research asks: Do voters hold elected officials accountable?

April 25, 2019

Answer, not so much, according to a trio of researchers including CU Boulder political scientist.

soldier

Humor is no joke in tough times and places

April 25, 2019

CU Boulder geographer gathered evidence from war-torn (and joke-riddled) Afghanistan.

pic

In adolescence, a possible connection between Coke and coke

April 23, 2019

Reflecting on findings, CU Boulder researcher muses, ‘At 12 years old, is the venti Starbucks coffee really a good idea?’

winners

CU historians named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

April 11, 2019

Scholars to use awards to support research of imperial legacy on standardized testing in the Middle East and adult adoptions and family formation in Japan.

graduate student

Chickadee Study examines hybridization of chickadees

April 5, 2019

The Boulder Chickadee Study is a collaborative, long term effort between Kathryn Grabenstein, a PhD candidate in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado Boulder, and her thesis advisor, Scott Taylor, to examine hybridization.

Women

When more women are decision-makers, the environment wins

March 21, 2019

When more women are involved in group decisions about land management, the group conserves more – particularly when offered financial incentives to do so, new research suggests.

Maya

Were the ancient Maya space pilots? Not even close, prof says

March 6, 2019

‘Pseudo-archaeology’ is subject of anthropologist’s CU on the Weekend talk on March 16.

tragedy

The tragedy of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Feb. 19, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of Garrett Hardin’s influential essay, the director of the CU Population Center contends he missed the mark.

Stock photograph of a doctor testing for a concussion

Traversing the frontiers of concussion treatment

Feb. 18, 2019

Concussion treatments still lag despite increased attention and concerns. Complementary or alternative medicine may be able to help, says CU Boulder neuroscientist

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