Installing solar panels

Report highlights affordable, available ways to mitigate climate change now

April 7, 2022

A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings a dire warning, but also good news

Foothills death camas

A rare relationship between death camas and death camas miner bees

April 1, 2022

Plant is deadly to animals, but one species of bee has a unique symbiosis with it.

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Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

March 31, 2022

A new bill that recently passed in the U.S. Senate would make daylight saving time permanent. But many in the scientific community are calling for the opposite approach⁠—making standard time permanent.

Applied mathematics

Applied mathematician gains top recognition

March 31, 2022

James Curry named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, which recognizes those who made ‘outstanding contributions’ to the field.

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How social media data could help predict the next COVID-19 surge

March 24, 2022

CU Boulder scientists have developed a new and more accurate way of forecasting COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations using Facebook data on how people move around and who they're friends with.

Bible

Why translating ‘God’s law’ to government law isn’t easy

March 17, 2022

The relationship between certain interpretations of the Bible and public life in the U.S. continues to be in the headlines. During the March for Life anti-abortion rally in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2022, the Bible featured prominently, with passages from the books of Jeremiah and Proverbs, among others, on...

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Mathematicians win prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

March 15, 2022

CU Boulder’s Agnès Beaudry and Sean O’Rourke will use the support to advance homotopy theory and random matrix theory.

Dor Abrahamson of the University of California at Berkeley demonstrates the use of the Quad, a device he and colleagues at CU Boulder and elsewhere created to help the blind or visually impaired learn geometry.

Researcher recognized for work to help visually impaired people learn geometry

March 11, 2022

Brett Fiedler and colleagues win 2022 Dr. Arthur I. Karshmer Award for Assistive Technology Research.

Karen Bailey collects data in the field.

Wildlife commissioner strives to listen to all voices

March 10, 2022

CU Boulder ecologist Karen Bailey, who serves on the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission, aims to listen to advocates for predators and also ranchers and farmers.

Tthree different variations of Redpolls shown in the picture are the Hoary Redpoll (left), the Common Redpoll (center), and the Lesser Redpoll (right).

Redpolls reflect continuous variation influenced by supergene in one species

March 9, 2022

As always, unexpected and important discoveries prompt new questions and suggest new lines of research.

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